Cowpea is a summer annual legume requires 65 F or more to germinate. Tolerates drought, heat, and low fertility. Moderate shade tolerance makes it a good companion with sorghum forages. Use inoculant with Bradyrhizobium sp. (Vigna).
Exceed for warm season.
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