Peanut researchers create disease-resistant hybrids

Ye Juliet Chu, a horticulture scientist from the University of Georgia, has produced three new breeding lines from wild peanut relatives in an effort to increase peanut profitability and sustainability.

Chu’s three new varieties have exhibited resistance to leaf spot, one of the most harmful diseases for peanut growth.

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Article by: Allison Floyd

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