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Evaluation of Potential Runner Type Groundnut Variety for Its Suitability During Summer Cultivation

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Abstract: Production of summer groundnut is one of promising area for Bihar where only rainy season groundnut cultivation is predominant. Promising groundnut genotype (EC 7773735) is introduced from USA, a runner type variety. It was evaluated during 2014 for its summer cultivation suitability. It was recorded that days to germination was taken 07 days, similarly days to 50 flowering range in between 45-62 with mean value of 53 days. Number of seed per pod was recorded 2.7. The average pod productivity was ranged in between 2984-3472 kg ha. Crop was planted on 20 March, 2014 and was harvested on 12 July, 2014. It matures mature in 112 days. The crop was found free from major disease and insect pests. It require 2310-2420 heat unit (0C days) to complete their life cycle in Indian condition.

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