Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Grain Legumes
The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Grain Legumes (Legume Innovation Lab) contributes to economic growth and food and nutrition security through knowledge and technology generation that strengthens grain legume (e.g., bean, cowpea, tepary beans, etc.) value chains and enhances the capacity and sustainability of agriculture research institutions that serve grain legume sectors in developing countries of Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America.
After a series of confined lab, screen house, and field tests, IITA has successfully carried out the first open
Maruca vitrata can cause cowpea crop losses of 20-80%.
experimental releases of novel natural enemies against one of the most damaging pests of cowpea, the legume pod borer Maruca vitrata, at two locations in Benin. Cont.
Conference poster guidelines and templates are now available for downloading in both American and African/European paper sizes at http://gl2016conf.iita.org/index.php/poster-templates/. and Guidelines and Templates
This draft program is accurate as of January 13, 2015, but will be updated regularly as speakers are finalized.
Update! Conference Abstracts and Travel Awards
Abstract review is ongong. Abstracts accepted for presentation—either as a poster or a paper—should be announced on Thursday, 21January 2016. The announcement of winners of the Young African Scientists Travel Award Scholarships is expected on Monday, 25 January 2016.
Little Beans, Big Opportunities, held November 19, 2015 at the Sackler Institute, New York, New York
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