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PEANUT


Scientific name- Arachis hypogaea

The peanut is also known as groundnut was first cultivated in Paraguay. It belongs to the family of ''bean''. The size of the plant ranges from 30-50 cm. The leaves are pinnate and maximum of four leaflets in each of the stem. Peanut is called ''nut'' in English but actually it reigns from a legume family. After it is maturely grown it develops to be a Pod with the size of 3-7 centimeters containing 4 seeds.

Tastes: Nutty flavour, Sweet taste, Crunchy texture.

Shapes: Neither round nor spherical, Oblong in shape.

Colors:White, Pink, Red, Tan, and Purple.
peanut leaf


LANGUAGES

OTHER NAMES

English

Peanut

German

Erdnuss

Dutch

Pinda

Norwegian

Peanøtt

Danish

Jordnød

Spanish

Cacahuate, Panchitos, Manises

Catalan

Cacahuet

Portuguese

Amendoim

French

Arachide

Italian

Arachide

Russia

Arakhis

Japanese

Rakkasei

Hindi

Moongaphalee

Tamil

Verkkadalai

Telugu

Vēruśenaga

Malayalam

Nilakkadala

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Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy 2,385 kJ(570 kcal)
Carbohydrates 21 g
Sugars 0.0 g
Dietary fiber 9 g
Fat 48 g
Saturated 7 g
Monounsaturated 24 g
Polyunsaturated 16 g
Protein 25 g
Tryptophan 0.2445 g
Threonine 0.859 g
Isoleucine 0.882 g
Leucine 1.627 g
Lysine 0.901 g
Methionine 0.308 g
Cystine 0.322 g
Phenylalanine 1.300 g
Tyrosine 1.020 g
Valine 1.052 g
Arginine 3.001 g
Histidine 0.634 g
Alanine 0.997 g
Aspartic acid 3.060 g
Glutamic acid 5.243 g
Glycine 1.512 g
Proline 1.107 g
Serine 1.236 g
Vitamins
Thiamine (B1) (52%) 0.6 mg
Niacin (B3) (86%) 12.9 mg
Pantothenic acid (B5) (36%) 1.8 mg
Vitamin B6 (23%) 0.3 mg
Folate (B9) (62%) 246 µg
Vitamin C (0%) 0.0 mg
Trace metals
Calcium (6%) 62 mg
Iron (15%) 2 mg
Magnesium (52%) 184 mg
Phosphorus (48%) 336 mg
Potassium (7%) 332 mg
Zinc (35%) 3.3 mg
Other constituents
Water 4.26 g

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Peanuts contain a good amount of resveratol an important chemical, which is believed to reduce the risk of heart attacks and cancer. It helps us mainly in reducing blood cholesterol levels which is the main reason which fights against heart based diseases.

peanut nut


Peanut production, 2019 (millions of tonnes)

Country

Production

China

17.5

India

6.7

Nigeria

4.4

Sudan

2.8

United States

2.5

World

48.8


First result of cultivation in which a yellow colored flower which blossoms in a group of clusters, followed by pollination and the result causes the stalk of the plant to go upside down which buries the nuts underground, the interesting part of the peanut cultivation is this part, during harvest both the roots and the nuts are pulled out together. Another interesting part of groundnut is that it requires lesser amount of water to grow.

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