Technical characteristics of the technology :
Yield potential - 2.9 t/ha for Kelle and 3 t/ha for Leona compared to the control variety Yacine < 1t/ha; High crude protein content - 23.7% for Leona and Leona compared to Yacine; High haulm yield - at least 3t/ha compared to 2t/ha for Yacine; Short cycle - 60 days for Kelle and Leona.
Economic characteristics of the technology
- Acquisition cost :
The same as the existing cowpea varieties.
- Economic profitability :
- Comparative advantage :
Early varieties; 200% increase in grain yield and 50% increase in haulm yield compared to the control variety Yacine; Good quality forage.
Limits of the technology :