International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications

IJSRP, Volume 6, Issue 1, January 2016 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]


EVALUATION OF SEVEN GROUNDNUT (Arachis hypogeae L.) CULTIVARS FOR YIELD RESPONSES IN BENUE STATE,NIGERIA
      Agaba E. B, Msaakpa, T. S
Abstract: Groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.) is a leguminous crop and belongs to the Family fabaceae (Wikipedia, 2010). It is the 13 most important food crop and 4 most important oilseed crop of the world (Kees Stigter,2011).Groundnut is grown in 23.95million hectares with a total production of 36.45million metric tons and average yield of 1520kg/ha in 2009(FAO,2011).Major producing countries are: China,40%; India,16.4%; Nigeria, 8.2%; USA,5.9% and Indonesia,4.1%.Biotic and abiotic factors are major production constraints in Nigeria and elsewhere.

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Agaba E. B, Msaakpa, T. S (2018); EVALUATION OF SEVEN GROUNDNUT (Arachis hypogeae L.) CULTIVARS FOR YIELD RESPONSES IN BENUE STATE,NIGERIA; Int J Sci Res Publ 6(1) (ISSN: 2250-3153). http://www.ijsrp.org/research-paper-0116.php?rp=P495022
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