TITLE

Peanuts

AUTHOR(S)
Hennessey, Gail Skroback; Jones, Danielle
PUB. DATE
February 1995
SOURCE
Ranger Rick;Feb95, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses various aspects of the peanut. Classification as a pea; Growth habits; History of roasted peanuts; Background on the invention of peanut butter; George Washington Carver's invention of several ways to use the peanut.
ACCESSION #
9501265535

 

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