Research Article, Vegetos Vol: 30 Issue: 3
Commercial Peanut Cultivars for the Improvement of Seed Physicochemicals and Fatty Acids
*Corresponding Author : Amare Kebede
School of Plant Sciences, Genetics and Plant Breeding Program, College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, Haramaya University, Ethiopia
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Received: April 12, 2017 Accepted: May 03, 2017 Published: May 05, 2017
Citation: Amare Kebede B, Bussa NF, Kiros T (2017) Commercial Peanut Cultivars for the Improvement of Seed Physicochemicals and Fatty Acids. Vegetos 30:3. doi: 10.5958/2229-4473.2017.00159.8
Peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) is an oilseed crop. It is believed that it was introduced in Ethiopia before half a century and currently widely grown in the country. Introduction of the crop informally from neighboring countries like South Sudan and Eretria, and formally from ICRISAT, India enhanced the gene pool in the country. Peanut has industrial and nutritional benefits to end users..