About Cajunus cajan

Pigeonpea (Cajunus cajan) is an important legume food crop grown primarily by smallholder farmers in many semi-arid tropical regions of the world[1]. Pigeonpea is grown on ∼5 million hectares, making it the sixth most important legume food crop globally. Domesticated >3,500 years ago in India, it is the main protein source for more than a billion people in the developing world and a cash crop that supports the livelihoods of millions of resource-poor farmers in Asia, Africa, South America, Central America and the Caribbean.

Taxonomy ID 3821

Data source European Nucleotide Archive

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Gene annotation

What can I find? Protein-coding and non-coding genes, splice variants, cDNA and protein sequences, non-coding RNAs.

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Comparative genomics

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