Natural hybridization among wild, weedy and cultivated Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp.

  title={Natural hybridization among wild, weedy and cultivated Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp.},
  author={K. Rawal},
  • K. Rawal
  • Published 2004
  • Biology
  • Euphytica
  • SummaryAs is the case with many cultivated species, Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp. has a wild form growing in secondary forests and derived savannahs and a companion weed form adapted to disturbed habitats such as roadside ditches and fields. Evidence of introgressive hybridization between weedy and cultivated forms has been presented. The zone of extensive natural hybridization corresponds to the cultivation area in northern Nigeria and Niger and may well extend to Upper Volta and Senegal. The… CONTINUE READING
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