By Dr Clair H. Hershey,Prof. Doyle McKey,Marc Delêtre,Dr Aurélie Bechoff,Kuakoon Piyachomkwan,Sittichoke Wanlapatit,Prof. Klanarong Sriroth,Dr Keith Tomlins,Ben Bennett,Dr Tin Maung Aye,Dr Dunstan S. C. Spencer,Chuma Ezedinma,Olivier F. Vilpoux,Denilson de O

Originating in South the USA, cassava is now grown in over a hundred nations all over the world. it's the 3rd most vital resource of energy within the tropics after rice and maize. Its caloric worth, in addition to its skill to tolerate dry stipulations and negative soils, makes it a key meals safety crop in constructing international locations, quite in Africa. As call for for meals grows, there's an pressing have to bring up yields within the face of such demanding situations as weather switch, threats from pests and illnesses and the necessity to make cultivation extra resource-efficient and sustainable.

Drawing on a world diversity of workmanship, this assortment specializes in methods of bettering the cultivation of cassava at each one step within the price chain, from breeding to post-harvest garage. quantity 1 begins by means of reviewing present concerns dealing with cassava cultivation world wide ahead of discussing equipment for sustainable intensification reminiscent of rotations, intercropping and extra effective nutrient management.

Achieving sustainable cultivation of cassava quantity 1: Cultivation techniques may be a customary reference for agricultural scientists in universities, govt and different examine centres and corporations excited by enhancing cassava cultivation. it really is followed through quantity 2 which reports breeding, pests and diseases.

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