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Blackeyed Pea, Iron Clay Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata)

Blackeyed Pea, Iron Clay Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata)

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You will get 30 seeds of Vigna unguiculata, BLACKEYED PEA, IRON CLAY COWPEA for planting.

Cowpea, also known as Blackeyed Pea, is a legume that thrives in sandy soil and low rainfall, making it suitable for semi-arid regions. It requires few inputs and can tolerate harsh conditions, making it a valuable crop for resource-poor farmers. Cowpeas are primarily grown for their protein-rich seeds and are consumed by 200 million people daily, but insect infestation poses a significant challenge to production.

Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours

Stratification: none required

Germination: sow seed 1" deep, keep moist, mulch the seed bed

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