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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Evaluation of Newly Developed Pigeon Pea Lines for Sustainable Cereal-Legume Cropping System in the Southern Great Plains

Location: Forage and Livestock Production Unit

Project Number: 3070-21610-001-12
Project Type: Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Jul 01, 2013
End Date: Jun 30, 2018

Objective:
Exchange pigeon pea germplasm for sustainable cereal-legume cropping system suitable for the Southern Great Plains region.

Approach:
Identify and exchange pigeon pea lines suitable for the summer fallow period in a continuous winter wheat production system in the Southern Great Plains. Evaluate pigeon peas as a forage/grain crop for the utilization by humans and/or livestock under climatic conditions of the Southern Great Plains.

Last Modified: 12/19/2014
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