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Unformatted text preview: ny node One elongated peg (gynophore) One peg in soil with swollen ovary at least twice the weight of the peg SOILS, PLANT GROWTH AND CROP PRODUCTION ā€“ Vol.II - Growth and Production of Groundnuts - P.V. Vara Prasad, Vijaya Gopal Kakani, Hari D. Upadhyaya Full pod R5 Beginning seed R6 Full seed R7 Beginning maturity R8 Harvest maturity R9 Over-mature pod One pod fully expanded to dimensions characteristic for the cultivar One fully expanded pod with which seed cotyledon growth is visible when the fruit is cur in cross-section One pod with cavity apparently filled by the seed when fresh One pod showing visible natural coloration or blotching of inner pericarp or testa 66 ā€“ 75% of all developed pods have testa or pericarp coloration One undamaged pod showing orange-tan coloration of tests and/or natural peg deterioration U SA NE M SC PL O Eā€“ C EO H AP LS TE S R S R4 Table 1. Growth stage descriptors for groundnut (Boote, 1982). 5.2. Seedling and Vegetative Growth The groundnut seed consists of two cotyledons, a h...
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