Cowpeas

Cowpea is an important leguminous crop and locally called as chunra or lobia, originated from central Africa, the Mediterranean regions, and south Asia including India. This crop is rich source of protein and grains are used dry as well as in green stages as vegetables. It can be used as green manure.

Fodder Research Institute, Sargodha

KHARIF Fodders (Summer)

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Cowpeas Vigna unguiculata 22 Self