[April 20, 2017] Can a waste product from cauliflowers help peanuts grow during water shortages?

Kelly Racette is a UF/IFAS Agronomy PhD Student currently doing an Agroecology Research Internship at Harper Adams University, in the U.K. 

American researcher Kelly Racette is conducting an experiment at Harper Adams University to see if a wax, derived from cauliflower leaves, can help peanuts retain water in drought situations.

The 28 year-old from Virginia, America, said: “Peanut is generally considered a drought-tolerant species, in comparison to other crops, so is frequently grown in places where there’s a lack of rain. To read more, click here