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The Groundnut Crop

A scientific basis for improvement

Smartt, J. (Ed.)

1994, XVIII, 734 p.

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Groundnuts (peanuts) are of great economic importance internationally. This book provides thorough coverage of all aspects of the crop, each chapter being written by experts in particular areas. The book will be invaluable to all those involved with the group, particularly agronomists, plant scientists and food scientists.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Aflatoxin - development - food - morphology - processing - toxin

Related subjects » Chemistry - Food Science & Nutrition - Forestry

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List of contributors. Series forward. Preface. Groundnut production and trade. The origin and history of the groudnut. Botany - morphology and anatomy. Biosystematics and genetic resources. Reproductive biology and development. The composition and nutritive value of groundnut kernels. Mineral nutrition. Nitrogen fixation. Groundnut water relations. Diseases. Groundnut pests. Industrial utilization and processing. Mycotoxins in groundnuts, with special reference to aflatoxin. Groundnut breeding. Utilization of Arachis species as forage. The groundnut in farming systems and the rual economy - a global view. The future of the groundnut crop. Index.

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