Performance of Groundnut: Recent Trends, Prospects and Constraints

  • Vijay Paul Sharma


Groundnut is one of the principal oilseeds in the world. According to USDA estimates for the TE2010–11, from a world total oilseeds production of about 432 million metric tons, groundnut share was approximately 8%, behind soybeans (56.7%) and rapeseed-mustard (13.8%).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre for Management in Agriculture (CMA)Indian Institute of Management (IIM)AhmedabadIndia

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