Registration of ICGV-SM 85048 Peanut Germplasm uri icon


  • ICGV-SM 85048 (Reg. no. GP-90, PI 598134), an improvedSpanish peanut (Arachis hypogaea L. subsp.fastigiata var. vitlgaris)germplasm, was developed at the SADC/ICRISAT (Southern AfricanDevelopment Community/International Crops Research Institutefor the Semi-Arid Tropics) Groundnut Project in Malawi. Itwas first tested at the Mauritius Sugar Industry Research Institute(MSIRI), Mauritius, in 1988. After evaluations in on-station andon-farm trials, it was released in 1992 as 'Stella' in Mauritius (8).It is suitable for cultivation both in sugarcane (Sacchanim officinarumL.) interrows and in pure stands

publication date

  • 1998