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close this bookBetter Farming Series 17 - Groundnuts (FAO - INADES, 1977, 40 p.)
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How to harvest

47. You can lift the pods by hand. But this takes a long time.

The soil gets hard before you have finished harvesting It is quicker to use an animal- drawn lifting plough.

With a lifting plough you can lift a lot of groundnuts quickly and fewer will be left in the ground.

Lifting plough