Pigeonpea as a Niche Crop for Small Farmers

Tegegne, F. and Singh, S.P. and Duseja, D. and Ekanem, E. and Bullock, R. (2012) Pigeonpea as a Niche Crop for Small Farmers. Journal of Food Distribution Research, 43 (1). pp. 90-95.

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Pigeonpea is a nutritious legume crop that has the ability to fix nitrogen, grow on marginal lands and has multipurpose use for human consumption, animal feed and fuel. India is the largest producer and consumer of the crop. However, there is growing interest to produce the crop by other countries including the United States. The focus of this study was to examine the role of row spacing on yield. Using Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) it was found that spacing affects yield. That is, the more the spacing the more the yield

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Pigeonpea, Niche crop, Small Farmers, Tennessee, Analysis of Variance
Author Affiliation: Tennessee State University, 3500 John Merritt Blvd., Nashville, TN
Subjects: Statistics and Experimentation
Crop Improvement
Divisions: Pigeonpea
Depositing User: Mr. SanatKumar Behera
Date Deposited: 24 Nov 2012 11:02
Last Modified: 24 Nov 2012 11:02
Official URL: http://iosrjournals.org/iosr-jestft/pages/v1i5.htm...
URI: http://eprints.icrisat.ac.in/id/eprint/8883

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