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SAMPEA 18 (IT07K-293-13)

Crop Name: Cowpea

National Code: NGVU-18-35

Variety Name: SAMPEA 18

Original Name: IT07K-293-13

Outstanding Characteristics: Early maturity, resistance to Alectra,and bacterial blight and tolerant to striga and drought. (2.5t/ha)

Agroecological Zones: Sudan savanna and Sahelian

Origin/Source: IITA, Ibadan

Developing Institute: IITA, and IAR

Breeder(s)/Collaborators: O.Boukar,C. Fatoku, M.L. Umaru, M.F. Ishiyaku, B.S. Mohammed, O.O Olufajo, E. Makeri and D. Ishaya

Potential Yield (t/ha): 2.5

Year of Release: 2018

Year of Registration: 2018