Pigeonpea Production and Utilization in Nigeria

Tabo, R and Ezueh, M I and Ajayi, O and Asiegbu, J E and Singh, L (1995) Pigeonpea Production and Utilization in Nigeria. International Chickpea Newsletter, 2. pp. 47-49. ISSN 0257-2508

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Abstract

Pigeonpea is a multipurpose legume crop thai provides food, fuelwood, and fodder for small-scale farmers in subsistence agriculture. Il also enhances soil fertility through its leaf drop. Liltle seems to be known about production levels in Nigeria, and there has not been a systematic attempt to'evaluate production practices, constraints, and utilization of the crop. Surveys were therefore conducted in Oct 1991. Nov/Dcc 1992, and Jan/Feb 1993 to identify pigeonpea production areas and practices, as well as uses of the crop, and changes needed for improving production.....

Item Type: Article
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Subjects: Mandate crops > Pigeonpea
Depositing User: Library ICRISAT
Date Deposited: 27 Oct 2011 04:44
Last Modified: 14 Sep 2013 10:21
URI: http://oar.icrisat.org/id/eprint/2831
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Funders: International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics
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