Cajanus (Pigeon pea)

The genus Cajanus is a member of the plant family Fabaceae. There are 37 species, mainly distributed across Africa, Asia and Australasia. Species include the pigeon pea (C. cajan), which is a significant food crop.

NCBI taxonomy ID: 3820

Tools and resources for the genus as a whole

Association viewers (QTL, GWAS)
Genome Context Viewer
Browser for dynamically discovering and viewing genomic synteny across selected species.
Germplasm GIS
Geographic information system viewer, showing collection locations for Cajanus data held by the U.S. National Plant Germplasm System.

Tools and resources for particular species

Cajanus cajan: pigeonpea

Pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan) is a member of the millettioid (warm-season legume) clade within the sub-family Papilionoideae. Pigeonpea is the main protein source for more than a billion people in the developing world. It is grown mainly in the semi-arid tropical regions (Asia, Africa and Central/South America).

NCBI taxonomy ID: 3821

Cajanus cajan resources

LIS Genome Browser (GBrowse)
GBrowse for Cajanus cajan assembly v1.0
LIS Genome Browser (JBrowse)
JBrowse for Cajanus cajan assembly v1.0
LIS SequenceServer
SequenceServer BLAST against the Cajanus cajan assembly v1.0

Cajanus cajan accessions

ICPL87119 (International Crops Research Inst. for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT))
ICPL 87119 is a high-yielding pigeonpea variety, resistant to fusarium wilt and sterility mosaic diseases, identified for release in the central and south zones of India in 1992.
No resources are currently listed for accession ICPL87119.