Definition of Cowpea plant
1. Noun. Sprawling Old World annual cultivated especially in southern United States for food and forage and green manure.
Terms within: Black-eyed Pea, Cowpea, Black-eyed Pea, Cowpea
Generic synonyms: Legume, Leguminous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Vigna, Vigna
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Literary usage of Cowpea plant
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1. Productive Feeding of Farm Animals by Fritz Wilhelm Woll (1921)
"The chemical composition of the different parts of the cowpea plant is shown in the following table: Composition of Parts of the cowpea plant, ..."
2. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: A Popular Survey of Agricultural by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1907)
"ANALYSES OP PARTS OF THE cowpea plant. * Handbook of Experiment Station Work. »Alabama Station Bulletin No. 118. t Louisiana Station Bulletin. No. ..."
3. The Forage and Fiber Crops in America by Thomas Forsyth Hunt (1907)
"An average of four years' trial at the Arkansas Station with the cowpea plant against commercial fertilizer for wheat showed the former to be more ..."
4. Bacteria in Relation to Country Life by Jacob Goodale Lipman (1908)
"41 A cowpea plant and root, grown in the first season, are shown at Wi while a cowpea plant and root, grown in the third season, are shown at (o . ..."
5. Bacteria in Relation to Country Life by Jacob Goodale Lipman (1908)
"A cowpea plant and root, grown in the first season, are shown at (a); while a cowpea plant and root, grown in the third season, are shown at (b). ..."
6. Productive Agriculture: By John H. Gehrs by John Henry Gehrs (1917)
"The cowpea plant. — The cowpea is an annual legume. It varies in its growth from an almost erect upright plant to a trailing vine. ..."