Registration of Pigeonpea Cultivar Tumia uri icon

abstract

  • 'Tlimia' pigeonpea (Cajanuscajan (L.) Millsp.). (Reg. no. CV-271. PI 642783). originally designated as ICEAP 00068. was developed jointly by the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) and Ilonga Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) (Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security. Tanzania). Thmia was adopted widely in several countries in eastern and southern Africa (HSA) and released in 2003 in Tanzania jointly by ICRISAT (Nairobi. HSA) and IARI. Tumia is a medium-duration pigeonpea cul-tivar released for its earliness. ratoonability. high quality grain attributes and adaptation to diverse agro-ecologies and cropping systems in Tanzania

publication date

  • 2007
  • 2007