Section 3
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Present situation and prospects for groundnut production in China

Gai ShuRen; Wang CaiBin; Yu ShanLin; Zhang JiMin; Zuo XueQing; Wan ShuBo; Tao ShouXiang; Wang ChuanTang; Qiu RuoRui

Achieving high groundnut yields Proceedings of an International Workshop, Laixi, Shandong, China, 25-29 August 1995: 17-26


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Groundnuts are a very important oilseed crop in China; production has increased rapidly in recent years. In 1990-93, the annual average area (3 035 600 ha), yield (2.2 t ha-1), and production (6 761 000 t), have all set records. Domestic consumption of crushed and edible groundnuts increases year by year. The main groundnut-producing areas are Shandong, Henan, Guangdong, Hebei, and Guangxi. In China, groundnuts are grown as a sole or an intercrop in spring, summer, and autumn.

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