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A look at 13 improved peanut varieties available now or coming soon

State, federal and private peanut breeding programs are actively involved in the development of improved varieties with desirable traits for increasing dollar value, yield, grade, disease resistance, insect resistance, virus resistance, nematode resistance, aflatoxin resistance, drought tolerance, better shelling characteristics, longer shelf life, and enhanced flavor and nutrition, says Bill Branch, University of Georgia peanut breeder. Click here for more details.