Dry Grain Pulses (Pulse)

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Modern Cowpea Breeding to Overcome Critical Production Constraints in Africa and the U.S.

This project addresses primary constraints under the Topical Areas of Inquiry for Theme A ”reducing cowpea production costs and risks for enhanced profitability and competitiveness”, and […]

Biological Foundations for Management of Field Insect Pests of Cowpea in Africa

Field and storage insect pests are the most severe biotic constraints for cowpea production. Insect-resistant cultivars have the potential to resolve some of the pest problems […]

Development, Testing and Dissemination of Genetically Improved Bean Cultivars for Central America, the Caribbean and Angola

Common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) is an important source of protein for low income families in Central America, the Caribbean and Angola. Increased or more stable […]

Pulse Value Chain Initiative–Zambia (PVCI-Z)

Pulses are important in concentrated locations in Zambia. Zambian Central Statistics Office (CSO) data show that cowpeas and beans are grown in all Zambian provinces, the […]