Studies on the Effect of Traditional Culinary Methods on the Digestibility of Local Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) Protein.

Oyefeso, Jacob. Adetola. (1980-09)


A comprehensive review of the origin of cowpea, (Vigna unguiculata) its place in the diet of the people of West Africa and in particular Nigeria, its nutritive value and the inherent anti-nutritional factors, together with the biological mechanisms affecting protein digestion is given.