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Title: Promotion of improved Handling, processing, utilization and marketing of pigeonpea in Apac district

Date Published: 2005
Author/s: J. A Agona and H. Muyinza
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Affiliation: NARO, DFID


The legume can be utilized in several diverse ways while the high genetic variability that exists within the cultivated and wild relatives remains to be explored for further uses. This article highlights the need for popularizing pigeonpea as a major legume crop in Africa. The main constraints to productivity are discussed and recent breeding efforts in Africa highlighted. Important opportunities for improvement are further provided.