Growing peanuts in Papua New Guinea: a best management practice manual

Date released
24 September 2008
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Hughes M., Rachaputi R.C.N., Kuniata L. and Ramakrishna A.


Recently peanuts have started to regain their popularity in Papua New Guinea and are now seen as an important cash crop for many smallholder farmers. The area planted to peanuts is expanding at a smallholder level, and substantial areas of commercial production are also being planted. This is a best management production manual aimed at the wide spectrum of industry stakeholders interested in growing and marketing peanuts in PNG. It is designed to assist agricultural researchers, extension people, smallholder producers, agricultural consultants and commercial producers by providing information on best management practices that will improve peanut productivity and quality.