Bambara groundnut (Vigna subterranea (L.) Verdc.) is an indigenous African legume, where it is the third most important legume in terms of consumption and socioeconomic impact in semi-arid Africa behind peanut (Arachis hypogaea) and cowpea (Vigna unguiculata). The crop makes few demands on the soil, and is known to be drought tolerant and relatively disease free.

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BamNetwork is the online representation of the international research community on Bambara groundnut (Vigna subterranea (L.) Verdc). This site aims to link researchers, students, farmers and end users together to facilitate the discussion and knowledge exchange on bambara groundnut.