Africa / Cowpea / Crops / Ghana / HUMIDTROPICS / IITA / Intensification / Maize / Research / West Africa

Productivity of hybrid maize-cowpea cropping systems in northern Ghana

The use of hybrid maize varieties is on the increase in northern Ghana. Compared to the open-pollinated maize varieties, data on the performance of the hybrids in association with grain legumes such as cowpea, soybean and groundnut is limited.

Productivity of hybrid and open-pollinated maize grown in association with erect and spreading cowpea types was evaluated on-farm in Africa RISING intervention communities in northern Ghana.

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