Kenya Agricultural & Livestock Research Organization

Breeds and Varieties

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Product records (Cowpeas)

1.  Katumani 80 (K80) (straw coloured pods)

K80 is a dual-purpose, M66 spontaneous mutant variety and may still mutate to other forms

2.  KVU 27-1

A dual-purpose variety suitable for both grain and leaf production with a semi-spreading habit and indeterminate flowering pattern.

3.  KVU-419

It has a semi-spreading habit and grows to a height of 18-35cm

4.  Machakos 66 (M66) (purple pods)

M66 is a bushy semi-spreading plant with an indeterminate growth habit