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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 international locations worldwide. it's the 3rd most vital resource of energy within the tropics after rice and maize. Its caloric price, in addition to its skill to tolerate dry stipulations and bad soils, makes it a key nutrition 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 variety of craftsmanship, 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 way of reviewing present matters dealing with cassava cultivation around the globe prior to discussing tools for sustainable intensification equivalent to rotations, intercropping and extra effective nutrient management.

Achieving sustainable cultivation of cassava quantity 1: Cultivation techniques may be a typical reference for agricultural scientists in universities, executive and different examine centres and firms inquisitive about enhancing cassava cultivation. it truly is observed via quantity 2 which reports breeding, pests and diseases.

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