Johansen, C (1993) Pigeonpea. In: Proceedings of The Faoiundp Project Ras1891040 Workshop on Underexploited and Potential Food Legumes in Asia, 31 October - 3 November 1990, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

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Pigeonpea is cultivatcd mainly in India, which in 1987 had about 30% of Ihc world's area (3.61 m ha) and production (2.55 ml), according to FA0 statistics. Howcvcr, the truc went of ils cultivation outsidc of India is no1 accurately rcwrded bccausc it is usually a minor componcnt of cropping systcnrs, is rriainly used for Iro~ric consumptio~r without passing through marketing systcms, and is grown as Iromcstead, bordcr, licdgc or inter- :rops which arc difficult to quantify. Tlrc otlicr rlrore important rcgions whcre pigconpca irc cultivated include tlrc rest of South Asia, castcrn Africa and thc Caribbean rcgion; but it can bc found in virtually all tropical countries.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Mandate crops > Pigeonpea
Depositing User: Library ICRISAT
Date Deposited: 02 Dec 2011 04:15
Last Modified: 16 Sep 2013 09:51
URI: http://oar.icrisat.org/id/eprint/4627
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