Phenotypic diversity and breeding of forage cowpea
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In a study of 13 characters in the world collection of 1072 cowpea cv. at Jhansi, 11 plant types were recognized, of which 3 occurred only in India. 50 cv. yielding 40, 000-50, 000 kg fodder/ha in 2 cuttings with CP content ranging from 18% to 25% of the DM were selected for development of high-yielding, high-quality fodder cowpeas. -A.C.T.
CitationProceedings 11th int. Grassld Congr., Surfers Paradise, 1970 1970 pp. 293-6
College of Biological Sciences, University of Nairobi