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
(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