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groundnut,

common name for several different genera of twining herbaceous, leguminous plants with geocarpie (underground fruits), chiefly the peanutpeanut,
name for a low, annual leguminous plant (Arachis hypogaea) of the family Leguminosae (pulse family) and for its edible seeds. Native to South America and cultivated there for millenia, it is said to have been introduced to Africa by early explorers, and Africans
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. Groundnuts are classified in the division MagnoliophytaMagnoliophyta
, division of the plant kingdom consisting of those organisms commonly called the flowering plants, or angiosperms. The angiosperms have leaves, stems, and roots, and vascular, or conducting, tissue (xylem and phloem).
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, class Magnoliopsida, order Rosales, family Leguminosae.
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groundnut

(not the same as other plants called “groundnut”) A vine with edible beans and tuberous roots. red/brown/purple flowers. One of the most popular edible plant foods of North American indians. Very high in starch and protein (3x more than potatoes). Very popular steamed, roasted, boiled etc. Sometimes there are entire strings of potato-like bulges growing along a root or stem, like a beaded necklace.

groundnut

1. a North American climbing leguminous plant, Apios tuberosa, with fragrant brown flowers and small edible underground tubers
2. the tuber of this plant
3. any of several other plants having underground nutlike parts
4. Brit another name for peanut
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Sorghum plants were grown individually (one per pot) or mixed with groundnut in large pots filled with 7Kg of caly:sand (2:1, v:v) mixed with 10 mg of Striga seeds as described above.
Borkar (2016) found the ARIMA (0,1,1) model as the best forecasting model for the groundnut production over a time period between 1950-1951 and 2013-2014 in India.
The sugarcane planted with groundnut registered significantly higher gross monetary returns ('151354), net monetary returns ('96092) and B:C (2.
The reduction in elemental and oil content due to high concentrations of zinc application confirms the toxicity of zinc on groundnut plants.
He said that to cater to the local demand commencing from November up to February, traders import huge quantity of 1,25,000 tons of groundnuts from around eight countries around the world including China, United States and other countries situated in the African region but the Department of Plant Protection has abruptly stopped issuing Import Permit with an excuse to secure the businesses of local producers which is likely to result in cancellation of already finalized import deals of this commodity.
The size and numbers of openings of crop field boundary burrows were less than those of burrows in the fields of sorghum, wheat and groundnut crops (Table I).
He established a huge feed-mixing plant by the side of his poultry farm and prepared all the poultry feed required by grinding and mixing maize and jowar grain with groundnut cake and dal chuny.
The pothowar groundnut has beautiful grains, easy to break and is very tasty while this variety produces 15 percent higher yield than the previous varieties.
For this purpose, commercial preparation and groundnut powder were subjected to chemical analysis to estimate their moisture, ash, proteins, fat, carbohydrate and fiber contents.
3 Wipe out the frying pan, place it over a high heat and add half of the groundnut oil.
Abstract Field trials were conducted in randomized completed block design with three replications for the screening of five cultivars of groundnut (BARD-92, 699, 479, BARI-2000 and Golden) against aphid (Aphis craccivora).
My favourite oils for cooking on a high heat, are groundnut or coconut but, as both are quite expensive, if I'm using a lot of oil to deep-fry I would use a cheap vegetable oil, like corn, sunflower or grape seed.