A Farmer’s Guide to Profitable Groundnut Production in Nigeria

Ajeigbe, H A and Waliyar, F and Echekwu, C A and Kunihya, A and Motagi, B N and Eniaiyeju, D and Inuwa, A (2015) A Farmer’s Guide to Profitable Groundnut Production in Nigeria. Technical Report. ICRISAT, Patancheru, Telangana, India.

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This publication is supported by Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Nigeria through a grant to ICRISAT to support the Nigeria Groundnut Transformation Value Chain


Nigeria used to be the highest groundnut exporting country in Africa, but a combination of drought, rosette and other diseases wiped out groundnut production in the 1970s. ICRISAT, IAR and partners have developed and released new improved high-yielding varieties with combined resistance to major biotic stresses. It is, however, necessary to disseminate these varieties with improved crop management packages on a large scale to increase and restore the profitability of groundnut cultivation in Nigeria. This handbook aims to be an effective guide to farmers on groundnut crop production and general management best practices for efficient groundnut production in Nigeria and its neighboring countries.

Item Type: Monograph (Technical Report)
Divisions: RP-Grain Legumes
CRP: CGIAR Research Program on Grain Legumes
Uncontrolled Keywords: Nigeria; Groundnut Production; Farmer’s Guide; Groundnut
Subjects: Mandate crops > Groundnut
Depositing User: Mr Ramesh K
Date Deposited: 10 Jul 2015 07:43
Last Modified: 10 Jul 2015 07:43
URI: http://oar.icrisat.org/id/eprint/8856
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