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Season and Varieties :: Fodder Cowpea
 

FODDER COWPEA

Season and Varieties :

Zone District/ Season Month Varieties
Irrigated
Erode, Madurai, Dindigul, Theni, Cuddalore, Villupuram and Tiruvannamalai June-July CO 5 and CO (FC) 8

Particulars of Fodder Cowpea Varieties

PARTICULARS CO 5 CO (FC) 8
Parentage Gamma ray mutant of CO 1 Cross derivative from CO 5 x N
Duration (Days) 60-65 60-65
Green fodder yield (t/ha) 18-20 18-22
Seed yield (kg/ha) 600 625
Morphological characters
Plant height (cm) 93.00 100-120
No. of branches 2 - 3 3-4
No. of leaves 12 13-15
Leaf length (cm) 12.1 13.5
Leaf width (cm) 8.2 9.1
Leaf stem ratio 0.83 0.95
Quality characters
Dry matter content (%) 14.64 15.5
Crude protein content (%) 20.00 20.7

Updated on : May '2016

 

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