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NPRL's Areas of Research
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 Making biodiesel fuel from peanuts


Producing biodiesel from peanuts

 Sporulating barely under peanut plant.

Mycotoxin Research

Aflatoxin & fungal research

 Subsurface drip irrigation controls.

Production Research 

Tillage, irrigation, & rotations

 Dome-type storage building

Post Harvest

Harvesting, curing, & storage research

FarmSuite software

Expert Systems

Decision-making software for farmers

Aflatoxin depicted on TLC plate


Isolation & identification of peanut & fungal compounds

Plant Breeding and Genetics

Peanut Breeding & Genetics

Finding the best quality of peanuts

Biochemistry and Gene Expression


Biochemical and gene expression of drought stressed peanuts

In-shell farmer stock peanuts

Uniform Peanut Performance Tests (UPPT) 

Assessing peanut cultivars