Fast Facts


Crop yield is greatly influenced by plants being able to access the required amount of nutrient. They need to be able to access every nutrient that they require, and in a balanced and timely way.

Providing information so that Farmers and Growers can not only understand a crop’s growth stages, but also the optimum timing periods for fertiliser application, and the product best designed to deliver the best yields and outcomes, is an important focus for RLF.

The Crop Guides Growth Stages information that follows depends wholly on the RLF products identified as being the most appropriate. Our products are based on world-leading science and technology that ensures that nutrients are delivered directly to the plant. By following the regimes recommended by RLF, many benefits can be achieved for Farmers and Growers around the world.

The Fast Facts that accompany this information seek simply to give some quick background perspective to the relevance and the importance of this crop as it plays its part in providing the world with the food that it needs.

  • China is the world's biggest producer of peanuts claiming almost 42% of overall world production. India is the second largest producer. Five of the world's top ten peanut producing countries are from Asia.
  • The world produces 34.5 million tonnes of peanuts each year.
  • Peanuts are known by many names around the world – earth-nuts, ground-nuts, goober peas, pygmy nuts or monkey nuts. But curiously it is not a nut at all.
  • Thousands of peanut cultivars are grown throughout the world but four major cultivar groups stand out as being the most popular. They are Spanish, Runner, Virginia and Valencia.
  • Across the world peanuts are one of the most popular ingredients in popular confections such as peanut butter, candy and chocolate bars, peanut brittle. They are most popular however as roasted and salted nuts.


  • 1. Others
  • 2. China
  • 3. India
  • 4. United States
  • 5. Nigeria
  • 6. Burma
  • 7. Argentina
  • 8. Indonesia
  • 9. Senegal
  • 10. Sudan
  • 11. Vietnam

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Legumes Growth Cycle

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RLF Products

RLF has a range of products that can support the healthy growth of crops, fruits and vegetables. These include products for remediation however more importantly RLF has a series of broad-spectrum high-analysis products that can assure avoidance or reduction of nutrient issue before they occur.
Some RLF products that may help are: