Authors as Published

Maria Balota, Extension Crop Physiologist, Virginia Tech; David L. Jordan, Extension Weed Scientist, North Carolina State University; Hillary Mehl, Extension Plant Pathologist, Virginia Tech; Julie Shortridge, Biological Systems Engineer, Virginia Tech; and Sally Taylor, Extension Entomologist, Virginia Tech

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This guide describes peanut production practices including cultivars, planting, management, and harvest. Under management, information is provided on the optimum time for nutrient and irrigation applications; describes rotations effect on yield; soil preparation, etc. It also identifies major pests for the region including weeds, insects and disease, and how those to be controlled.

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Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Edwin J. Jones, Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg; M. Ray McKinnie, Administrator, 1890 Extension Program, Virginia State University, Petersburg.

Publication Date

May 6, 2020