Uttarakhand PSC: Crops Groundnut

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  • Leguminous plant. -Originated in Brazil

  • Warm temperature and light to moderate rainfall is required (38cm in coastal area, with high humidity and 6090 cm in drier interior region)

  • Grown in seasonally dry tropical and subtropical climates

  • Savanna of West Africa, monsoonal climates of India and China, as well as in Southern USA

  • In West Africa, it is grown in rotation or intercropped with millet and Guinea corn by peasant farmers.

  • Senegal has some large mechanized farms -In USA, the groundnuts are grown in the same regions as cotton, which also yields oilseeds.

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