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Partnership to educate farmers on use of GM cowpea technology

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The African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF) is collaborating with the National Agricultural Extension and Research Liaison Services (NAERLS) to provide useful and timely information to farmers across Nigeria on the appropriate use of the PBR Cowpea technology. Cowpea The PBR Cowpea (SAMPEA 20-T), a genetically modified cowpea variety, developed by the Institute for Agricultural Research, Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) in ...

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Farmers urged to cultivate new resistant cowpea variety

Cowpea

The African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF) has urged cowpea farmers in Nigeria to take advantage of the recent push to ban food importation to cultivate SAMPEA-20T, the new variety of cowpea resistant to Pod Borer, a notorious pest that causes damage to the bean crop. Cowpea President Mohammadu Buhari at a recent media parley with journalists advised Nigerian farmers to ...

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