Peanuts and Nitrogen nodules

chaman(z7MD)November 14, 2008

Peanuts utilise nitrogen from the nodules formed on the roots for the growth.This year I gave a creful look at the nodules to fond relation between # of Nitrogen nodules and the peanut pods.It is my general boservation that # of pods produced are more for the plant having more Nitrogen nodules on the roots.Plants under observation were of the same age.

Pic. of Nitrogen nodules.

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Bigger plants tend to have larger root systems and therefore more nodules. The larger a plant is, the more peanuts it can support. Peanuts vary significantly from plant to plant based on disease load, environment, etc.


    Bookmark   December 6, 2008 at 9:06PM
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