BRIEF FOCUS: Optimal spacing for groundnuts in smallholder farming systems

Jun 09 2021


Increasing the planting density for groundnut generates multiple benefits by boosting yields of grain and fodder per unit area. It enhances soil fertility, improves water retention, and prevents weed growth, thereby raising farmers’ food security and incomes. This four-page brief, prepared by Nurdeen Abdul Rahman of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), is part […]



Source: Africa Rising