Texas Peanuts: New Tamrun Varieties Announced May 9, 2022

🕔May 9, 2022
The Texas A&M AgriLife Research peanut breeding program has announced the release of two new varieties, Tamrun OL18L and Tamrun OL19, for the West Texas and South Texas production regions. Both […]

Georgia: Wild Peanuts Help Create Disease Resistant Hybrids Jan 21, 2022

🕔Jan 21, 2022
Using proven production practices to fight disease in the field, Georgia farmers produce half the peanuts grown in the U.S. each year. Modern peanut varieties carry few genetic defenses against […]

Peanuts: Better, Faster, Breeding with Biophysics May 26, 2020

🕔May 26, 2020
The lengthy process of breeding better peanut plants can be sped up by using a biophysics technique, Raman spectroscopy. Texas A&M AgriLife biophysicists and plant breeders have demonstrated the use of […]

Peanuts: Tracking Down the Ancestral Roots in South America May 2, 2019

🕔May 2, 2019
Improved pest resistance and drought tolerance are among potential benefits of an international effort in which Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists and their collaborators have produced the clearest picture yet […]

UGA Awarded $935K to Breed Softer Cotton, More Resilient Peanuts Jul 24, 2018

🕔Jul 24, 2018
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) awarded University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) plant breeders almost $1 million in […]

Georgia: New Peanut Genetics Expert Joins UGA Jun 2, 2017

🕔Jun 2, 2017
David Bertioli, a world-class expert in the genetics and genomics of peanut species, will join the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences as a professor and the […]

Peanuts: Breeding a Better Peanut Butter Jul 30, 2015

🕔Jul 30, 2015
Peanuts are big – big business that is. According to the National Peanut Board, Americans spend about $800 million a year on peanut butter, and peanuts contribute more than $4 […]

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