Thar Jyothi: New photo-insensitive variety of cowpea


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  • Gangadhara K Central Horticultural Experiment Station (ICAR-CIAH), Vejalpur, Panchmahals, Gujarat 389 340
  • Lalu Prasad Yadav Central Horticultural Experiment Station (ICAR-CIAH), Vejalpur, Panchmahals, Gujarat 389 340
  • V V Apparao Central Horticultural Experiment Station (ICAR-CIAH), Vejalpur, Panchmahals, Gujarat 389 340
  • A K Singh Central Horticultural Experiment Station (ICAR-CIAH), Vejalpur, Panchmahals, Gujarat 389 340
  • B D Sharma Central Horticultural Experiment Station (ICAR-CIAH), Vejalpur, Panchmahals, Gujarat 389 340

Abstract

Thar Jyothi is a photo-insensitive and high yielding variety of vegetable cowpea. It is an early flowering and early maturing variety. It has short stature (bushy growth habit) and it can be cultivated round the year. The variety performs well under rainfed semi-arid conditions and it has tolerance to cowpea mosaic virus and rust diseases under rainfed semi-arid conditions.

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2022-05-09

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2023-08-14

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K, G., Yadav, L. P., Apparao, V. V., Singh, A. K., & Sharma, B. D. (2023). Thar Jyothi: New photo-insensitive variety of cowpea. Indian Horticulture, 68(4), 3-4. https://epubs.icar.org.in/index.php/IndHort/article/view/123766