Improved varieties key for peanut yield jump

Smith, Ron
April 2011
Southwest Farm Press;4/21/2011, Vol. 38 Issue 11, p8
Trade Publication
The article discusses the importance of developing better peanut varieties to increase peanut yield and production.


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