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

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 United States, cassava is now grown in over a hundred nations worldwide. it's the 3rd most crucial resource of energy within the tropics after rice and maize. Its caloric price, in addition to its skill to tolerate dry stipulations and terrible soils, makes it a key meals safety crop in constructing nations, rather in Africa. As call for for foodstuff grows, there's an pressing have to elevate 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 variety of craftsmanship, this assortment makes a speciality of methods of enhancing the cultivation of cassava at each one step within the price chain, from breeding to post-harvest garage. quantity 1 starts off via reviewing present matters dealing with cassava cultivation worldwide sooner than discussing equipment for sustainable intensification similar to rotations, intercropping and extra effective nutrient management.

Achieving sustainable cultivation of cassava quantity 1: Cultivation techniques might be a typical reference for agricultural scientists in universities, govt and different examine centres and firms serious about bettering cassava cultivation. it truly is followed via quantity 2 which experiences breeding, pests and diseases.

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