Breeding of Commercial Hydbrid in Piegeonpea uri icon

abstract

  • Pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan (L) Millsp.) is an important food legume of about 5 m ha of rainfed semi-arid tropical areas of Asia, Africa and the Caribbean. Its drought resistance, high protein (20 - 22%), and multiple uses (food, fodder, fuel) make it an ideal crop for small-holding poor farmers

publication date

  • 2008