GROUNDNUT growers in Mpwapwa district, Dodoma region have expressed happiness on Mangaka 2009 improved seeds variety developed by Tanzania Agricultural Research Institute-Naliendele (TARI Naliendele) to improve productivity.
Speaking to journalists in the area, the farmers said the variety has high yield potential, drought and disease resilient, as well as early maturity compared to old varieties they rely on. Mangaka 2009 seed variety is among the 11 new improved groundnuts developed and released by TARI Naliendele.
The new varieties are high-yielding, drought tolerant, rosette-tolerant with market preferred traits. — Tanzania Daily News