UC Riverside Cowpea Team Members (image) University of California - Riverside Caption UC Riverside's Philip Roberts (left), Timothy Close (center) and Stefano Lonardi are members of a team that has received substantial funding from the US Agency for International Development to continue their work on developing better yielding varieties of cowpea. Credit I. Pittalwala, UC Riverside. Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.