Genetic Variability Study Among Ten Cultivars of Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L. Walp) Using Morpho-agronomic Traits and Nutritional Composition

@article{Animasaun2015GeneticVS,
  title={Genetic Variability Study Among Ten Cultivars of Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L. Walp) Using Morpho-agronomic Traits and Nutritional Composition},
  author={David Adedayo Animasaun and S. Oyedeji and Y. K. Azeez and O. T. Mustapha and Musibau Adewuyi Azeez},
  journal={Journal of Agricultural Sciences},
  year={2015},
  volume={10},
  pages={119-130}
}
Ten cultivarsof cowpea grown in the screen house facility at Botanical garden, University of Ilorin, Nigeriawereevaluated for genetic similarity and variability. Data were collected on vegetative,fruiting and seed characters. Proximate analysis was conducted to determine variation in nutrient composition of the seeds at harvest. The results showed considerable variations in growth and yield characters evaluated. Cultivars NGB/06/047, IFE BROWN 2012 and IT98K-133-1-1 had optimal growth… Expand
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