COWPEA (Vigna unguiculata L ) Irrigation management,Weed management,Pest and diseases

  • Irrigation management

Irrigation should be done once in every 4 days during the first month, and then 6 – 7 days interval. Irrigation should be stopped nearly 3 weeks before harvesting.

  • Weed management

Apply suitable pre emergence herbicide first after planting and weed the land 2 – 3 weeks before and 4 – 5 weeks after planting.

  • Pest and diseases

Pests

  • Flea beetle
  • Aphids
  • Bean fly
  • Pod borer

Diseases

  • Collar rot
  • Fungal wilt
  • Cercospora leaf spot
  • Mildew

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