Peanut water use efficiency studied

Hollis, Paul L.
April 2004
Southeast Farm Press;4/14/2004, Vol. 31 Issue 11, p9
Trade Publication
Focuses on the study of the efficiency of peanut water usage by the National Peanut Research Laboratory. Analysis of varieties like Georgia Green, Andru II and NC-VII; Application of water-use curves to improve the efficiency of irrigation decisions; Observation of the water path by the use of a tracer.


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