A Mini Core Collection of Pigeonpea: An Effecient and Inexpensive Approach to Improve a Multipurpose Crop uri icon

abstract

  • Pigeonpea is an important legume crop in the tropicsand subtropics, grown in about 82 countries in a diversearray of cropping systems for its multiple uses.However, statistics from the FAO (Food and AgricultureOrganization of the United Nations) are available only for19 developing countries. During 2004, 3.24 million t of pigeonpea was grown on 4.36 million ha, for an average productivityof 0.74 t ha?1

publication date

  • 2006