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The resistance of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) seeds to the cowpea weevil (Callosobruchus maculatus) is due to the association of variant vicilins (7S storage proteins) to chitinous structures in the insect's midgut



The resistance of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) seeds to the cowpea weevil (Callosobruchus maculatus) is due to the association of variant vicilins (7S storage proteins) to chitinous structures in the insect's midgut



Arquivos de Biologia e Tecnologia (Curitiba). set; 393: 693-699



A review of studies on the biochemical nature of the resistance of certain cowpea cultivars such as TVu 2027 to attack by larvae of C. maculatus.

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