Aflatoxin-free groundnut seed varieties planted in Malawi can boost farmer incomes

Groundnuts in shell

The country could save millions of dollars in imports of groundnut seed after an international crop research institute partnered the local community in breeding top quality seed which is free from poisonous substances known as aflatoxins.

The new groundnut seed varieties that were successfully bred locally are chitale, CG seven and sinjiro.

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