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Leaf morphology in cowpea [Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp]: QTL analysis, physical mapping and identifying a candidate gene using synteny with model legume species

By M. Pottorff, J.D. Ehlers, C.A. Fatokun, P.A. Roberts and T.J. Close

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Cowpea [Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp] exhibits a considerable variation in leaf shape. Although cowpea is mostly utilized as a dry grain and animal fodder crop, cowpea leaves are also used as a high-protein pot herb in many countries of Africa.Bill & Melinda Gates FoundationUnited States Agency for International DevelopmentPeer Revie

Topics: cowpeas, grain, animal, morphology, genomic, resources
Year: 2012
DOI identifier: 10.1186/1471-2164-13-234
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