Groundnut Production in Central Asia and Caucasus Countries: Outlook for the future uri icon


  • This book comprises Proceedings of a Workshop held at Tashkent, Uzbekistan, in Nov.1999, organized jointly by ICRISAT and CGIAR-CAC Program Facilitation Unit, Tashkent,Uzbekistan. Scientists from six countries of the Central Asia and Caucasus regionparticipated in the workshop. The first chapter discusses the groundnut and brieflydescribes current groundnut research and development at ICRISAT. The next sixchapters document facts about the current status of groundnut production in these CACcountries. The constraints and opportunities for expansion of groundnut production havebeen listed. Spatial distribution of the crop in these countries on an ecoregional scale andpotential areas for expansion have been shown using maps developed on geographicinformation systems. The final chapter is an overall synthesis, with suggested prioritiesand future areas of research to enhance and stabilize groundnut yield and production inthe CAC region

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  • 1982