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Nodulation in the Hypocotyl Region of Groundnut (Arachis Hypogaea)

  • P. T. C. Nambiar (a1), P. J. Dart (a1), B. Srinivasa Rao (a1) and V. Ramanatha Rao (a1)


Different subspecies of Arachis hypogaea show variation in their ability to nodulate in the hypocotyl region. Some cultivars belonging to subspecies hypogaea nodulate profusely on the hypocotyl, while those of fastigiata nodulate rarely in this region. The utilization of this character in breeding for increased nitrogen fixation is discussed.



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Nodulation in the Hypocotyl Region of Groundnut (Arachis Hypogaea)

  • P. T. C. Nambiar (a1), P. J. Dart (a1), B. Srinivasa Rao (a1) and V. Ramanatha Rao (a1)


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