Groundnut research at ICRISAT and its relevance to Asia

Nigam, S N (1996) Groundnut research at ICRISAT and its relevance to Asia. In: CLAN Collaborative Research in Asia: Needs and Opportunities. Summary proceedings of CLAN Country Coordinators’ Steering Committee Meeting, 4-6 Dec 95, ICRISAT Asia Center, Patancheru.

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Groundnut is currently sown to 21. 7 million ha in more than 100 countries with a total production of 28.5 million tons (FAO 1994). The world groundnut production has bee!). increasing in recent years; the increase in production being largely confined to Asia. An increase in both productivity and area under the crop have contributed to the increased groundnut production in Asia. In 1994, the groundnut productivity in Asia increased by 29.98%, area under the crop by 24.40%, and production by 61.30% over the 1979/81 p,eriod. remains lower than south America (1.83 t ha-1) and north and central America (2.63 t ha-1). Currently, Asia produces 71.6% of the world groundnut production in 63.3% of the area. The leading groundnut producing countries in Asia are China, India, Indonesia, Myanmar, Vietnam, and Thailand.......

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Mandate crops > Groundnut
Depositing User: Mr Sanat Kumar Behera
Date Deposited: 21 Feb 2012 13:57
Last Modified: 21 Feb 2012 13:57
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