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Cowpea In India

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Cowpea an important food legume, is adapted to wide ranges of soil and rainfall situations, hence, cultivated in tropical and sub-tropical regions of the world. It is the crop of low and high rainfall regions, grown particularly as a mixed/inter crop for various-purposes. Cowpea is an ancient source of food, forage, fodder, vegetable, certain snacks, cover crop and an important component of cropping system. The crop has been investigated for its varied aspects to make it more productive, useful, sustenance, source of organic food and the crop of common masses. The information so generated is scattered, unsystematic and not readily available at a place. It is desired that research results of various aspects generated in India are collected, compiled and systematically arranged so as to draw viable and valuable conclusion by the intended users and planners. In view of this, present compilation "Cowpea in India" represents a treasure of scientific information by reputed researchers throughout the country. The compilation comprises fourteen chapters devoted to plant improvement, crop husbandry, resistance towards abiotic stresses, genetic resources of quantitative and qualitative nature, plant protection, soil nematodes, forage aspects, uses, vegetable purposes etc.

The book it is hoped would be of great use and help to those concerned with all over cowpea advancement and development in one way or other.
Other Details :
Author/Editor: D.Kumar/N.B.Singh
Year of Publication: 2004
Pages: 281
Publisher: Scientific Publishers
New/Used: New
Book Condition:
Dust Jacket:
Dimensions: 5.75 x 8.75
Shipping Information: This book is not kept in stock and will take 2-3 weeks to be despatched.

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