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SAMPEA 12 (IT89KD-391)

Crop Name: Cowpea

National Code: NGVU-09-27

Variety Name: SAMPEA 12

Original Name: IT89KD-391

Outstanding Characteristics: Good seed quality, large brown and field tolerance to major insect-pest. (2t/ha)

Agroecological Zones: All Agroecological Zones

Origin/Source: IAR, Zaria & IITA, Kano Station

Developing Institute: IAR, Zaria; IITA, Ibadan

Breeder(s)/Collaborators: M. F. Ishiyaku, B.B. Singh, A.A. Zaria, O. O. Olufajo, R. A. Adeleke, H. Ajeigbe & Y. Kamara

Potential Yield (t/ha): 2

Year of Release: 2009

Year of Registration: 2009