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Description of cowpea variety ER7
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Title: Description of cowpea variety ER7
Series Title: Crops research (Bulletin)
Portion of title: ER7 - cowpea
Physical Description: 3 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: Dept. of Agricultural Research, Ministry of Agriculture
Place of Publication: Gaborone, Botswana
Publication Date: 1983
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Subjects / Keywords: Cowpea -- Botswana   ( lcsh )
Genre: non-fiction   ( marcgt )
Spatial Coverage: Botswana
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General Note: Cover title.
General Note: "November 1983."
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: oclc - 675045753
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System ID: AA00007156:00001

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REPUBLIC OF BOTSWANA


CROPS RESEARCH (Bulletin No. 2)


Description of Cowpea
variety ER7









Department of Agricultural Research
Ministry of Agriculture Gaborone Botswana
November 1983









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ER 7 COWPEA

































ER 7 COWPEA

ER 7 is a short-season, determinate variety with an erect growth
habit. It flowers after 40 days and matures in about 60 days. The
flowers are predominantly white with some purple
pigmentation. The seed is of medium size with cream-coloured,
rough seed coat. The eye is brown and clearly delineated. The
plant has elongated peduncles which bear the pods above the
crop canopy, thus facilitating harvest. The variety appears to
have some degree of tolerance to thrips but is susceptible to yet
unspecified cowpea mosaic virus.






















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