Pesquisa Agropecuária Brasileira
versão impressa ISSN 0100-204X
SANTOS, Roseane Cavalcanti dos; FREIRE, Rosa Maria Mendes; SUASSUNA, Taís de Moraes Falleiro e REGO, Gizelda Maia. BRS Havana: a new tan color peanut cultivar. Pesq. agropec. bras. [online]. 2006, vol.41, n.8, pp. 1337-1339. ISSN 0100-204X. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0100-204X2006000800020.
BRS Havana is a new upright tan color peanut cultivar, developed by Embrapa Algodão and destined to food industry. It was obtained by several selection cycles in access Película Havana, from São Paulo, Brazil, and in yield trials carried out in 30 municipal districts of Brazilian Northeast, BRS Havana showed high pod yield (1,900 kg ha-1), short cycle (90 days) and tolerance to drought. Under irrigation conditions, the average pod yield increased to 4,900 kg ha-1. In the nutritional aspect, BRS Havana presents 43% oil and 47% protein content in its defatted flour.