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  1. photo Global Warming Will Leave Us with Boring Food: Study Finds Seed Diversity at RiskGlobal Warming Will Leave Us with Boring Food: Study Finds Seed Diversity at RiskArticle
    species, 12 percent of potato species and 8 percent of cowpea species,” Reuters noted. “In a warmer world with harsher, more variable weather, plants and animals raised for food will need to haveRead more
  2. photo Plant Winter Cover Crops to Keep Garden Soil HealthyPlant Winter Cover Crops to Keep Garden Soil HealthyArticle
    , and protects and sustains to some beneficial, outdoor critters. Types of cover crops The following are the main cover crop categories: grasses (oats, wheat, etc.), legumes (cowpea, mung beans, etc.), brassicasRead more
  3. Feijão-da-colôniaRecipe
    . Por isso também os maranhenses o chamam de trepa-pau. Já o nome caupi deriva do termo inglês cowpea, por ser usado também como forragem. Uma das características deste feijão é a rusticidade - é tolerante a seca e solos pobresRead more
  4. photo GMOs not needed: Brazil scientists developing lifesaving superfoods through traditional plant breeding methodsGMOs not needed: Brazil scientists developing lifesaving superfoods through traditional plant breeding methodsNews
    of a group of nations seeking to develop varieties of crops that have higher concentrations of necessary micronutrients. The department chose eight foods that are staples in the Brazilian diet: beans, cowpeasRead more
  5. photo Feijão canapuFeijão canapuRecipe
    . Por isso também os maranhenses o chamam de “trepa-pau”. No Pará ele é “quebra-cadeira”, uma referência à posição curvada em que ficam os trabalhadores durante a colheita. Já o nome caupi tem origem no termo inglês cowpeaRead more
  6. photo 5 Natural Ways to Keep Ants at Bay5 Natural Ways to Keep Ants at BayArticle
    mosquito larvae while basil and peppermint put the kibosh on the reddish-brown beetle known as the bruchid or cowpea. As for our frenemies the ants, they are so sensitive to strong odors that using any plantRead more
  7. photo Green your Abode with the Home and Hearth Goodie Box!Green your Abode with the Home and Hearth Goodie Box!Article
    varieties: Mammoth Melting Snow Peas: $2.50 Missouri Wonder Beans: $2.50 Cylindra Beets: $2.00 Chinese Mustard Greens: $2.00 Rosa Bianca Eggplant: $2.50 Old Timer or Purple Hull Speckled CowpeaRead more

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Cowpea

The cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) is one of several species of the widely cultivated genus Vigna. Four subspecies are recognised, of which three are cultivated (more exist, including V. textilis, V. pubescens, and V. sinensis):Cowpeas are one of the most important food legume crops in the semiarid tropics covering Asia, Africa, southern Europe, and Central and South America. A drought-tolerant and...More