cowpea plant


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Noun1.cowpea plant - sprawling Old World annual cultivated especially in southern United States for food and forage and green manurecowpea plant - sprawling Old World annual cultivated especially in southern United States for food and forage and green manure
black-eyed pea, cowpea - eaten fresh as shell beans or dried
legume, leguminous plant - an erect or climbing bean or pea plant of the family Leguminosae
genus Vigna, Vigna - genus of vines or erect herbs having trifoliate leaves and yellowish or purplish flowers; of warm or tropical regions; most species often placed in genus Phaseolus
black-eyed pea, cowpea - fruit or seed of the cowpea plant
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This frequency of fast-growing isolates was too high for cowpea plant commonly considered to be nodulated by bacterial species of Bradyrhizobium that consist of slow-growing strains with the ability to alkalize the media [38].
Aside this, the use of pesticides on the cowpea plant itself does occur.
The authors of the report also said that cassava and the little known cowpea plant could play increasingly important roles in agriculture, as temperatures rise and people will have to adapt to new and varied menus as traditional crops struggle.
In nature, the well-studied cowpea chlorotic mottle virus turns the leaves of the cowpea plant yellow, but it doesn't harm its host.
Subplot treatments consisted of (a) sole cowpea (20 cowpea plant m-2); (b)sole millet (20 millet plant m-2); (c) 100% millet + 40% cowpea (20 millet plant m-2 + 8 cowpea plant m-2); (d) 100% millet + 60% cowpea (20 millet plant m-2 + 12 cowpea plant m-2); (e) 100% millet + 80% cowpea (20 millet plant m-2 + 16 cowpea plant m-2).
In the [F.sub.2:3] test, reproduction was assessed either by a J2 hatch from whole washed root systems of 90-d-old cowpea plants or by growing tomato plants in the soil following the cowpea plant and by a root-galling bioassay.
Reduction in the number of pods per cowpea plant in response to salinity was also observed by Assis Junior et al.
Cowpea plant metabolites investigated in this study, revealed that flavonoids, total reducing sugar and total carbon conferred resistance to M.
Adetunji (1995) points out that, even though it is not required in large quantities by the cowpea plant, phosphorus is essential to its production due to its multiple effects on plant nutrition.