Screening cowpea for drought tolerance
Drought-tolerant Iines of cowpea were screened for adaptation to the semiarid tropics of West Africa. These Iines we re able to grow vigorously in the dry season using residua l soil moisture and they yielded an adequate amount of fodder and grains (about 1 ton per ha) without any precipitation and irrigation.
Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences Biological Resources Division
International Institute of Tropical Agriculture
- Term of research
- Responsible researcher
TERAO Tomio ( Biological Resources Division )
WATANABE Iwao ( Biological Resources Division )
SINGH Bir B. ( International Institute of Tropical Agriculture )
- Publication, etc.
- Japanese PDF