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 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 price, in addition to its skill to tolerate dry stipulations and bad soils, makes it a key nutrition defense crop in constructing international locations, really in Africa. As call for for nutrition grows, there's an pressing have to raise yields within the face of such demanding situations as weather swap, threats from pests and illnesses and the necessity to make cultivation extra resource-efficient and sustainable.

Drawing on a global 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 starts off by means of reviewing present matters dealing with cassava cultivation worldwide earlier than discussing tools for sustainable intensification akin to rotations, intercropping and extra effective nutrient management.

Achieving sustainable cultivation of cassava quantity 1: Cultivation techniques should be a typical reference for agricultural scientists in universities, govt and different examine centres and firms considering enhancing cassava cultivation. it truly is followed by means of quantity 2 which experiences breeding, pests and diseases.

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