High Oleic, Runner-type Peanut Variety
- Seed Size: Large – approx. 500-550 seed/pound
- Yield: 5,000-6,000+/acre under irrigation across Florida
- Market Type: Runner
- Maturity: 140 Days in Florida
Description: TUFRunner™ ‘297’ is a high yielding, medium maturity, high oleic runner-type peanut with excellent grade, and good resistance to spotted wilt and white mold. It exhibits high yield potential, similar seed size to ‘Florida-07’ and ‘Georgia-06G’, and better seed grade than ‘Georgia-06G’. TUFRunner™ ‘297’ matures in approximately 140 days; 10 days earlier than ‘York’. Pod yield for TUFRunner™ ‘297’ is superior to both ‘Georgia-06G’ and ‘Florida-07’. TUFRunner™ ‘297’ is susceptible to leaf spot, and growers are advised to use a complete leaf spot control program with both systemic and protectant activity.
To view the UF/IFAS Peanut Variety Fact Sheet for TUFRunner™ ‘297’, please click here.
License Availability: FFSP has non-exclusively licensed the following entities for the production and commercialization of the TUFRunner™ ‘297’ peanut cultivar:
Chris Thompson Farms
5094 CR 14, Midland City, AL 36350
Delta Peanut, LLC
Forrester Farms, Inc.
6860 Bill Yance Rd, Columbia, AL 36319
Golden Peanut Company, LLC
McCleskey Mills, Inc.
Rogers Brothers Peanuts, Inc.
Severn Peanut Company, Inc.