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Cowpea (Bundel-2) <<Back To Category
 




 
COWPEA 

Name of the crop:

Cowpea

Botanical name

Vigna calcaratus

Family:

Leguminaceae

Varieties

Bundel -1, 2, EC 4216, UPC 4200, UPC-287

Soil:

Loam to sandy loam

Sowing Time:

May-August

Field Preparation:

3-4 Ploughing

Seed Rate (kg/ha)

35-40

Spacing :

40 cm X 30 cm

Fertilizers (N:P:K kg/ha):

25:60:30

Irrigation:

Rainfed

Harvesting of Green Fodder:

50-55 days after sowing

Harvesting of Seed:

100- 120 days after sowing

Green Fodder Yield (Qtls/ha)

250-300

Yield  of seed (Qtls/ha):

9-10