Agronomic practice to increase groundnuts yields

At second weeding, normally in January, a mound of earth some 0,10 - 0,15 cm high is pulled up around the stem of the plant, burying the plant to about half its height. This leads to an increase groundnut surface area in contact with the soil and stimulates 'pegging' from the previously exposed portion of the stem. Harvesting takes place in February/March.