Rotation takes spot No. 2 in Top 10 keys to peanut profits

Hollis, Paul L.
June 2012
Southeast Farm Press;6/20/2012, Vol. 39 Issue 16, p3
Trade Publication
The article offers information about the benefits of rotation policy in peanut farming system. The primary benefit is that it reduces the harm caused by plant diseases and also, reduces the cost for controlling these diseases. According to agriculture experts, increasing the number of seasons between consecutive peanut crops in the same field has shown to reduce disease levels and increase yields.


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