Crop: Peanut (Ground-nut)

Crop Detail

Groundnut is an important cash crop in barani areas (potohar Region) of upper Punjab and parts of KPK. In Sindh, it is grown under irrigated conditions. About 84 % of the total groundnut area lies in Punjab, 13% in KPK and 3 % in Sindh. During 1998-99, the total area under groundnut was 97,500 hectares with the production of 104,000 tons and average yield of 1067 kg/ha.

Major/Minor Major
Temporary/Permanent Temporary
Category Agriculture Extension
Type Cereal Crops
Crop Climate Title Sub Tropical
Crop Water Method Title Irrigated
Crop Duration Annual
Crop Economic Title Cash Crop
Crop Growing Season Rabi / Winter / Cold Crops


Sucking Pests

Wild Boar Termites whitegrub


Sorghum narrow leaf weeds

Fungal Diseases

Damping off root rot

Peanut (Ground-nut) Seed Varieties

Name Seed Rate
BARD-699 -
BARD-479 -
BARD-92 -
Swatphali -
Bari-2000 70kg/acre i.e 80000-90000 plants/acre
Bari-2011 70kg/acre i.e 80000-90000 plants/acre