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XX04-003          what is an XX accession
XX accessions are not part of the official NS/S seed bank collection and typically represent material that has not yet been formally accessioned, or has been grown and provided to NS/S from seed bank material but cannot be traced to a specific NS/S accession and is used solely for distribution purposes.
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Basic Collection Information and Status
 
Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata, Fabaceae)
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Accession Status   Distribution Only
Catalog Information and Instructions
Tohono O'odhamV006
“U'us mu:n.” A gorgeous black and white bean with variable mottling. Excellent for green beans in the low desert.
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Cowpea IntroductionCultivation InstructionsSeed Saving Instructions
An introduced legume from Africa that tolerates high heat and drought. A good producer in the low, hot desert. Peas can be eaten green (immature) or dry.Plant 1" deep and 6" apart, or in basins, into warm soil in spring or with summer rains. Plants sprawl, support is helpful for vine-types. Likes well drained soil, too much nitrogen will reduce yield. Pick very small for "green beans" or let dry on vine for dry peas.An annual that is mainly self-pollinating. Dried pods should be harvested throughout the growing season. Mature pods will split open if left on the plant.
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