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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: Peanut Cultivars with Enhanced Sensory and Shelf-Life

Location: Market Quality and Handling Research

Project Number: 6645-43440-011-08
Project Type: Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Jun 21, 2010
End Date: Jun 20, 2015

Objective:
Develop virginia- and runner-type peanut cultivars with enhanced sensory quality and improved shelf-life.

Approach:
Sensory quality of roasted seeds from breeding lines from the North Carolina Agricultural Research Service's peanut breeding program will be evaluated by a sensory panel, and composition of seed components related to flavor and shelf-life will be determined.

Last Modified: 8/27/2014
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