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Table 12 Agronomic and culinary characteristics of pigeonpea landraces grown across Benin’s ecological zone

From: On-farm management and participatory evaluation of pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan [L.] Millspaugh) diversity across the agro-ecological zones of the Republic of Benin

Landraces/local namesGZSGZSZ
CBSL
Klouékoun wéwé nounkoun wiwi
(Mahi and Fon sociolinguistic groups)
NAHigh productivity; long cooking time; long vegetative cycle; Resistant to diseases and pests; Susceptible to storage insectsNA
CRISL
Klouékoun wéwé noukoun vôvô
(Mahi and Fon sociolinguistic groups)
High productivity; long cooking time; long vegetative cycle; resistant to diseases and pests; susceptible to storage insectsHigh productivity; long cooking time; long vegetative cycle; resistant to diseases and pests; susceptible to storage insectsLow productivity; long cooking time; long vegetative cycle; resistant to diseases and pests; susceptible to storage insects
CSL
Klouékoun wéwé tété
(Mahi sociolinguistic group)
High productivity; long cooking time; long vegetative cycle; resistant to diseases and pests; resistant to storage insectsHigh productivity; long cooking time; long vegetative cycle; resistant to diseases and pests; resistant to storage insectsNA
CHMSL
Wlétchivé kloui
(Adja sociolinguistic group)
Low productivity; long cooking time; long vegetative cycle; resistant to diseases and pests; resistant to storage insectsLow productivity; long cooking time; long vegetative cycle; resistant to diseases and pests; resistant to storage insectsNA
CMSL
Klouékoun wlanwlan
(Fon sociolinguistic group)
NALow productivity; long cooking time; long vegetative cycle; resistant to diseases and pests; resistant to storage insectsLow productivity; long cooking time; long vegetative cycle; susceptible to diseases and pests; resistant to storage insects
BWSL
Colo kpikpa
(Idaasha sociolinguistic group)
NALow productivity; long cooking time; long vegetative cycle; resistant to diseases and pests; resistant to storage insectsNA
RSL
Klouékoun vôvô
(Fon and Mahi sociolinguistic groups)
High productivity; short cooking time; short vegetative cycle; resistant to diseases and pests; resistant to storage insectsHigh productivity; short cooking time; short vegetative cycle; resistant to diseases and pests; resistant to storage insectsLow productivity; short cooking time; short vegetative cycle; Susceptible to diseases and pests; resistant to storage insects
LRSL
Otili kpoukpa
(Nago sociolinguistic group)
High productivity; short cooking time; short vegetative cycle; resistant to diseases and pests; resistant to storage insectsHigh productivity; short cooking time; short vegetative cycle; resistant to diseases and pests; resistant to storage insectsNA
BKSL
Otini kpoukpa
(Holly sociolinguistic group)
NALow productivity; long cooking time; long vegetative cycle; resistant to diseases and pests; resistant to storage insectsNA
CRSSL
Otili founfoun kékélé
(Idaasha sociolinguistic group)
High productivity; long cooking time; long vegetative cycle; resistant to diseases and pests; susceptible to storage insectsHigh productivity; long cooking time; long vegetative cycle; resistant to diseases and pests; susceptible to storage insectsLow productivity; long cooking time; long vegetative cycle; resistant to diseases and pests; susceptible to storage insects
CRHSL
Otili founfoun lakoun
(Idaasha sociolinguistic group)
High productivity; long cooking time; long vegetative cycle; resistant to diseases and pests; susceptible to storage insectsHigh productivity; long cooking time; long vegetative cycle; resistant to diseases and pests; susceptible to storage insectsNA
CMHSL
Carder ekloui
(Adja sociolinguistic group)
High productivity; short cooking time; long vegetative cycle; resistant to diseases and pests; resistant to storage insectsNANA
BMSL
Ekloui djou
(Adja sociolinguistic group)
High productivity; long cooking time; long vegetative cycle; resistant to diseases and pests; resistant to storage insectsNALow productivity; long cooking time; long vegetative cycle; susceptible to diseases and pests; resistant to storage insects
RMSL
Wotiri souan
(Bariba sociolinguistic group)
NANALow productivity; long cooking time; long vegetative cycle; susceptible to diseases and pests; resistant to storage insects
PMSL
Wotiri wonka
(Bariba sociolinguistic group)
NANALow productivity; long cooking time; long vegetative cycle; susceptible to diseases and pests; resistant to storage insects
  1. BKSL Blackish seeded landrace, BMSL black and mottled seeded landrace, BWSL brown seeded landrace, CBSL cream with black eye seeded landrace, CHMSL cream and highly mottled seeded landrace, CMHSL cream and mottled with high size seeded landrace, CMSL cream and mottled seeded landrace, CRHSL cream with red eye and high size seeded landrace, CRISL cream with red eye and intermediate size seeded landrace, CRSSL cream with red eye and small size seeded landrace, CSL cream seeded landrace, LRSL light red seeded landrace, PMSL purple and mottled seeded landrace, RMSL red and mottled seeded landrace, RSL red seeded landrace, GZ Guinean zone, SGZ Sudano-Guinean zone, SZ Sudanian zone, NA landrace absent