Achieving sustainable cultivation of cassava Volume 1: by Dr Clair H. Hershey,Prof. Doyle McKey,Marc Delêtre,Dr PDF

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

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Originating in South the USA, cassava is now grown in over a hundred nations world wide. it's the 3rd most crucial 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 foodstuff protection crop in constructing international locations, really in Africa. As call for for nutrients grows, there's an pressing have to raise 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 makes a speciality of methods of bettering the cultivation of cassava at every one step within the worth chain, from breeding to post-harvest garage. quantity 1 begins by means of reviewing present matters dealing with cassava cultivation world wide sooner than discussing tools for sustainable intensification reminiscent of rotations, intercropping and extra effective nutrient management.

Achieving sustainable cultivation of cassava quantity 1: Cultivation techniques might be a customary reference for agricultural scientists in universities, govt and different examine centres and firms all in favour of bettering cassava cultivation. it really is followed via quantity 2 which stories breeding, pests and diseases.

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