New Peanut Variety Resistant To Nematodes, Virus

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 - 10:21 in Biology & Nature

A new peanut variety may help farmers in their battle against two key peanut problems. Peanuts are a very popular commodity, with annual U.S. production well above 2 billion pounds. But peanut varieties are plagued by pests like the peanut root-knot nematode and diseases like tomato spotted wilt virus.

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