Groundnut Rossette: A Virus Disease Affecting Groundnut Production in Sub-Saharan Africa. uri icon

abstract

  • Groundnut (peanut, Arachis hypogaea L.) is cultivated in the semiarid tropical and subtropical regions of nearly 100 countries on six continents between 40°N and 40°S (Fig. 1). For people in many developing countries, groundnuts are the principal source of digestible protein (25 to 34%), cooking oil (44 to 56%), and vitamins like thiamine, riboflavin, and niacin (65)

publication date

  • 1999
  • 1999