TY - CHAP A1 - Alexandre Carneiro da Silva A2 - Dyego da Costa Santos A3 - Davair Lopes Teixeira Junior A4 - Pedro Bento da Silva A5 - Rosana Cavalcante dos Santos and Amauri Siviero ED1 - Jose C. Jimenez-Lopez ED2 - Alfonso Clemente Y1 - 2019-02-13 PY - 2019 T1 - Cowpea: A Strategic Legume Species for Food Security and Health N2 - Legumes are a main source of nitrogen-rich edible seeds and constitute a major source of food for a significant part of the world's population. Particularly, they are the most relevant sources of plant proteins with nutraceutical and health benefit properties. This book was conceived to provide key research knowledge on health-promoting aspects of seed components, and their nutritional and nutraceutical values, for increasing awareness among the population of the research focus across the growing field of legume research, and the area of sustainable crop production. BT - Legume Seed Nutraceutical Research SP - Ch. 3 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.79006 DO - 10.5772/intechopen.79006 SN - 978-1-78985-398-8 PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2020-04-06 ER -