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Title: Grain Legumes of Uganda

Date Published: 2012
Author/s: Tsedeke Abate
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Affiliation: NARO, Uganda


Uganda has rich agro-biodiversity consisting of close to 40 crop species. Plantain, beans, maize, sweet potato, and millet are the dominant crops. Major
grain legumes of this country include common bean
(Phaseolus vulgaris), groundnut (Arachis hypogaea),
soybean (Glycine max), pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan),
cowpea (Vigna unguiculata), field pea (Pisum sativum),
and chickpea (Cicer arietinum), in descending order
of importance

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