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 international locations all over the world. 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 defense crop in constructing nations, quite in Africa. As call for for meals grows, there's an pressing have to elevate 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 world variety of workmanship, this assortment specializes in methods of bettering the cultivation of cassava at each one step within the price chain, from breeding to post-harvest garage. quantity 1 begins by means of reviewing present matters dealing with cassava cultivation world wide ahead of discussing equipment for sustainable intensification comparable to rotations, intercropping and extra effective nutrient management.

Achieving sustainable cultivation of cassava quantity 1: Cultivation techniques might be a regular reference for agricultural scientists in universities, executive and different learn centres and corporations occupied with enhancing cassava cultivation. it really is followed by means of quantity 2 which stories breeding, pests and diseases.

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