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The future of the groundnut crop

  • J. Smartt
Part of the World Crop Series book series

Abstract

In assessing the future prospects of any crop, it is sensible to consider what factors contribute to the crop’s present position and how these are likely to change, if at all, in the immediate and near future. The considerations tend predominantly to be economic in that the output from producing the crop must be commensurate with the input, though the input may not always be easy to quantify in purely monetary terms. Economic viability needs to be assessed by a broad and open-minded economist, not by an accountant who will tend to ignore what cannot be expressed in cash terms.

Keywords

Genetic Resource Leaf Spot Peanut Butter Arachis Hypogaea Aflatoxin Contamination 
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