Diversification of cowpea in the Mediterranean and other centres of cultivation

  title={Diversification of cowpea in the Mediterranean and other centres of cultivation},
  author={Pietro Perrino and Gaetano Laghetti and P. L. Spagnoletti Zeuli and Luigi Monti},
  journal={Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution},
SummaryA collection of cowpea (376 accessions) together with two lesser collections of asparagus bean (cv-gr sesquipedalis, 22 accessions) and catjang bean (cv-gr biflora, 35 accessions) from 19 countries of origin, were characterized and evaluated for studying their genetic variability and diversification in relation to geographical provenances; this aim was reached using both techniques of univariate and multivariate analysis (hierarchical analysis of variance, discriminant analysis of… 
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