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Effect of Variety, Location and Year on Tannin Content of Peanut Seed Coats

Author: Timothy H. Sanders

  • Effect of Variety, Location and Year on Tannin Content of Peanut Seed Coats

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    Effect of Variety, Location and Year on Tannin Content of Peanut Seed Coats

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Abstract

Tannin concentrations in the seed coats of six peanut varieties grown in seven geographical locations for 2 years were determined. Tannin content within variety varied significantly between locations. Levels among varieties at a location were also variable. Tannin concentrations for a specific variety at a specific location in 1975 and 1976 were compared and 60% of the comparisons differed significantly. These data indicate that any resistance to Aspergillus parasiticus colonization associated with peanut seed coat tannin concentration would probably vary somewhat with production location and year.

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Keywords: Arachis hypogaea L, seed coat, Tannin

How to Cite:

Sanders, T., (1979) “Effect of Variety, Location and Year on Tannin Content of Peanut Seed Coats”, Peanut Science 6(1), p.62-64. doi: https://doi.org/10.3146/i0095-3679-6-1-13

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01 Jan 1979
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