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Genetic breeding speeds improvement of African, Asian staple cowpea crop

07:02 EDT 19 Oct 2016 | Genetic Literacy Project

UC leads six Feed the Future Innovation Labs … The labs work to develop climate-resilient crops such as chickpea, cowpea and millet, and also look to improve poultry, produce and increase food access. Abundant in protein and energy-rich oils, cowpeas — also known as black-eyed peas — are central to the diets of millions of people across Africa and […]

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