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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Roots were carefully washed in tap water to remove the soil; then, the nodules were collected, counted and dried in a forced-air oven at 60[degrees]C, for approximately 72 h, when the dry weights of shoots, roots and nodules of the cowpea plant were determined.
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.
The results showed that under greenhouse conditions, optimal symbiosis was established between the bacteria and the Cowpea plant [Vigna unguiculata (L.
Each pot had a single cowpea plant and was inoculated about three weeks after planting with 70 000 to 80 000 eggs in 15 mL of water.
The other vegetative parts of the cowpea plant after removal of the grain, are used as feed, forage, hay and silage for livestock.
Since stands were statistically uniform, the individual cowpea plant samples obtained at the time of harvest in each experiment were used to provide estimates of mean dry biomass and dry mass of N incorporated on an area basis.
respectively in the SCAU Farm and then maintained on cowpea plants in a separate glass greenhouse (25-30 [degrees]C) with natural light and ventilation for more than 10 generations.