Arachis hypogaea

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Noun1.Arachis hypogaea - widely cultivated American plant cultivated in tropical and warm regionsArachis hypogaea - widely cultivated American plant cultivated in tropical and warm regions; showy yellow flowers on stalks that bend over to the soil so that seed pods ripen underground
goober, goober pea, monkey nut, groundnut, earthnut, peanut - pod of the peanut vine containing usually 2 nuts or seeds; `groundnut' and `monkey nut' are British terms
legume, leguminous plant - an erect or climbing bean or pea plant of the family Leguminosae
Arachis, genus Arachis - a genus of plants with pods that ripen underground (see peanut)
peanut - underground pod of the peanut vine
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Hempel (1949) observed this species in peanut (Arachis hypogaea) culture; and after examining the stomach content of an individual; he detected the presence of the seed of this herbaceous plant.
Peanut extract preparation: Extract was prepared by mixing 3g of grinded peanut (Arachis hypogaea) with 60ml Tris buffer (20mM; pH: 9).
The availability of lower-cost PACs from other plant sources, such as peanut (Arachis hypogaea) skin or grape (Vitis vinifera) seed, has led some unscrupulous suppliers to dilute or replace cranberry PACs--without labeling such dilution or replacement--for financial gain.
Tetranychus ogmophallos causes reduction in the productivity of peanut, Arachis hypogaea L.
Writing for students in advanced programs in agriculture, horticulture, and allied sciences, Abbas, Kumar, and Kumar describe agricultural techniques and the integrated nutrient management of peanuts, (Arachis hypogaea L.), the world's fourth most important source of edible oil and third most important source of vegetable protein.
An investigation has been carried out to identify the suitable Rhizobial strains that promote plant growth specifically in Arachis hypogaea through a strategy which is not in traditional practice.
Brazilian production of peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) during season 2013/2014 reached 289.4 million tons occupying 106.9 million hectares.
Peanut (Arachis hypogaea) and hazelnut (Corylus avellana) samples were obtained from Besana S.p.A.
Peanut (Arachis hypogaea Linn.) belongs to the family of Rosales and is widely cultivated around the world as an important economical crop.