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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 US, cassava is now grown in over a hundred international locations around the globe. 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 negative soils, makes it a key nutrients defense crop in constructing nations, really in Africa. As call for for nutrition 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 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 way of reviewing present concerns dealing with cassava cultivation world wide ahead of discussing equipment for sustainable intensification similar to 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 learn centres and corporations serious about bettering cassava cultivation. it's followed by means of quantity 2 which stories breeding, pests and diseases.

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