TUFRunner™ ‘297’

U.S. PVP No. 201500201
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.

License Availability: FFSP has non-exclusively licensed the following entities for the production and commercialization of the TUFRunner™ ‘297’ peanut cultivar:
Birdsong Peanuts
http://www.birdsong-peanuts.com/

Brooks Peanut Company
402 E Main St, Samson, AL 36477
(334) 898-7194

Forrester Farms, Inc.
6860 Bill Yance Rd, Columbia, AL 36319
(334) 696-3363

Golden Peanut Company, LLC
http://www.goldenpeanut.com/

McCleskey Mills, Inc.
http://www.mccleskeymills.com/