Tropical root crops

research strategies for the 1980s : proceedings of the First Triennial Root Crops Symposium of the International Society for Tropical Root Crops--Africa Branch, 8-12 September 1980, Ibadan, Nigeria
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International Development Research Centre , Ottawa
Root crops -- Tropics -- Congresses., Tropical crops -- Congre

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Statementeditors, E.R. Terry, K.A. Oduro, and F. Caveness.
ContributionsTerry, E. R., Oduro, K. A., Caveness, Fields E., International Society for Tropical Root Crops. Africa Branch.
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LC ClassificationsSB210.T76 R66 1980
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Pagination279 p. :
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Open LibraryOL3847614M
ISBN 100889362858
LC Control Number81164819

Tropical Root and Tuber Crops: Cassava, Sweet Potato, Yams and Aroids (Agriculture) First Edition. Tropical Root and Tuber Crops: Cassava, Sweet Potato, Yams and Aroids (Agriculture) First Edition. Find all the books, read about the author, and by: Tropical Root and Tuber Crops: Cassava, Sweet Potato, Yams and Aroids (Crop Production Science in Horticulture Book 17) - Kindle edition by Lebot, Vincent.

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Reyes (Editor)Author: Ikuzo Uritani. This second edition of Tropical Root and Tuber Crops is an authoritative treatment of four important root and tuber crops: cassava. sweet potato, yams, and aroids.

The same format is followed for each crop: Origin and History, Taxonomy and Botany, Breeding and Genetics, Developmental Physiology, Agronomy, Pests and Diseases, Post-Harvest. Tropical Root and Tuber Crops Hardcover.

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Cited by: 1. Tropical Root And Tuber Crops book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for s: 0. Most of the world's poorest smallholders depend on tropical roots and tuber crops as their principal source of food and nutrition.

This book compiles information on the origin, genetics, physiology, agronomy, pests and diseases and post harvest processing of these crops, while providing ideas for further research and development.

These species produce large quantities of dietary energy and have stable yields under difficult environmental conditions. This second edition of Tropical Root and Tuber Crops is an authoritative treatment of four important root and tuber crops: cassava.

sweet potato, yams, and aroids. This book is a compilation of information on insect/mite/vertebrate pests and fungal/bacterial/viral/mycoplasma/nematode diseases of tropical root and tuber crops such as cassava, sweet potato, yams, taro, Amorphophallus, yam bean.

About this book Roots and tubers are considered as the most important food crops after cereals and contribute significantly to sustainable development, income generation and food security especially in the tropical regions. The most important crops are cassava, sweet potato, yam and the aroids, sharing important common traits such as bulkiness, post-harvest perishability and vegetative propagation.

This book compiles the most up to date information on the origin, genetics, physiology, agronomy, pests and diseases and post harvest processing of these crops, while. This book is a compilation of information on insect/mite/vertebrate pests and fungal/bacterial/viral/mycoplasma/nematode diseases of tropical root and tuber crops such as cassava, sweet potato, yams, taro, Amorphophallus, yam bean Price: $ This study of the dioscorea genus or yam, consisting of species, is a synthesis of new information.

In this world of famine, the yam must play a leading role in the regions it is grown. Its cultivation may even increase once the problems which this book highlights have been s: 0. Description This book (28 chapters), which is the 17th volume in the Crop Production Science in Horticulture Series (18 volumes that focus on scientific principles underlying production practices for economically important horticultural crops from major production systems in temperate, subtropical and tropical climatic areas), summarizes the available information regarding the origin, taxonomy.

Root and tuber crops provide a substantial part of the world’s food supply and are also an important source of animal feed and industrial products. The population of India is projected to grow to billion byand the demand for food grains, which is projected to increase to million tons incan even go up to million tons Author: P.

Parvatha Reddy. The tropical root and tuber crops (cassava, sweet potato, yams and aroids) are of utmost importance for the world food security. They are major sources of energy in developing agronomy and uses of these tropical root crops.

Introduction Root and tuber crops (cassava, sweet potato, yams and aroids) are the second group of. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Tropical root crops.

Tokyo: Japan Scientific Societies Press, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book. "This books is a most valuable reference for all aspects of the four root crops, especially for its insight into the future when production is certain to increase greatly."--Derek Jennings (01/01/) "This highly technical book will be a valuable addition to the library of tuber crop scientists and should be a boon to the developing areas of the world where these crops are important sources 5/5(2).

Local crops and local foods for local markets can be promoted while developing agro-processing industries to satisfy local needs.

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Finally, this book is for those who, working in prestigious international institutions, consider that the tropical root and tuber crops are a mere folk heritage of the past which cannot adapt to modern globalization.

4 The vegetable garden in the tropics Contents 1 Why gardening. 6 2 Fruit and vegetables in the diet 7 3 Which type of garden. 11 Gathering wild fruits and vegetables 11 Vegetables in mixed cultivation with field crops 11 The homesite farm 12 Intensive cultivation for family use 12 Commercial vegetable growing 13File Size: KB.

Root vegetables are underground plant parts eaten by humans as food. Although botany distinguishes true roots from non-roots, the term "root vegetable" is applied to all these types in agricultural and culinary usage.

Root vegetables are generally storage organs, enlarged to store energy in the form of carbohydrates. They differ in the concentration and the balance among starches, sugars, and other. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Goering, Theodore J. Tropical root crops and rural development.

Washington, D.C.: World Bank, (OCoLC) All fruits, vegetables and root crops are living biological organisms, having a respiratory system, similar to that of humans. They continue their living processes after harvest. Respiration is the process by which plants take in oxygen and give out carbon dioxide.

On the basis of.

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The spread of root crops was facilitated by their ability to thrive under varied tropical conditions. Their level of water tolerance varies considerably, ranging from the waterlogged conditions required for taro to the drought tolerance and minimal water supplies needed for.

4 Realizing the potential of tropical root and tuber crops Andrew Westby 5 Root and tuber crops in West and Central Africa Region Malachy Akoroda 6 Building a strong partnership for cassava development Louw Burger 7 Sustaining the inclusion policy: our road map Keith Sutherland Breakout Session A SN ISC 1 Title of paper Presenter 1.

The book is written in a lucid style using easy-to-understand language and offers adoptable recommendations involving eco-friendly control measures. It serves as a useful reference source for policy makers, research and extension workers, practicing farmers and students.

Pest control in tropical root crops. London: Centre for Overseas Pest Research, Ministry of Overseas Development, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: L Kasasian; Centre for Overseas Pest Research (Great Britain).

Tropical Root and Tuber Crops by Vincent Lebot,available at Book Depository with free delivery : Vincent Lebot. Suggested Citation:"ROOT CROPS."National Research Council. Tropical Legumes: Resources for the gton, DC: The National Academies Press. doi:. Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings Congresses: Additional Physical Format: Online version: International Symposium on Tropical Root Crops (2nd: Honolulu and Kapaa, Hawaii).Roots and tubers are considered as the most important food crops after cereals and contribute significantly to sustainable development, income generation and food security especially in the tropical regions.

The perishable nature of roots and tubers demands appropriate storage conditions at different stages starting from farmers to its final consumers.The tropical root and tuber crops are comprised of crops covering several genera.

They are staple foods in many parts of the tropics, being the source of most of the daily carbohydrate intake for large populations. These carbohydrates are mostly starches found in storage organs, which may be enlarged roots, corms, rhizomes, or tubers.