Dryland Seed Limited

Cowpeas

M66 (Machakos 66)

The cowpea variety M66 is a bushy semi-spreading plant

  1. It is a dual-purpose variety grown for both leaves and grain
  2. It flowers within 55-60 days
  3. Matures within 80-90 days
  4. The yields range from 800-1700 kg/ha or 320-680 kg/acre
  5. Is tolerant to yellow mottle virus and scab moderately tolerant to Septoria leaf spot and powdery mildew
  6. It has field tolerance to aphids and thrips.
  7. Cowpea M66 (purple pods)

 

Katumani 80 (K80)

  1. The cowpea variety M66 is a bushy semi-spreading plant
  2. The variety K80 is a dual-purpose- can be used as vegetables and as seed.
  3. It flowers within 55-60 days
  4. Matures within 80-90 days
  5. Potential yields range from 800-1800kg/ha or 320-720 kg/acre
  6. It is resistant to aphids,moderately tolerant to thrips, pod borers and leafhopper
  7. Moderately tolerant to foliar fungal diseases and mosaic virus
  8. Cowpea K80 (straw coloured pods) K80 Seeds
 

More Information

Dryland Seed Ltd
P.O. Box 1438-90100
Machakos, Kenya.
Tel.+254-44-21449/722829287
Email:info@drylandseed.com