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Tropical root and tuber crops: cassava, sweet potato, yams and aroids.

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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, breeding, physiology, agronomy, pathology (pests and diseases) and processing of cassava, sweet potato, yams and aroids (mainly Alocasia macrorrhiza, Amorphophallus campanulatus, Colocasia esculenta, Cyrtosperma merkusii and Xanthosoma sagittifolium). This book is for researchers, farmers, students and all stakeholders in developing countries, and for those who are working in international institutions.

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Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 3) Section I. Cassava: origin and history. Author(s): Lebot, V.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 13) Section I. Cassava: taxonomy and botany. Author(s): Lebot, V.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 21) Section I. Cassava: breeding and genetics. Author(s): Lebot, V.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 39) Section I. Cassava: developmental physiology. Author(s): Lebot, V.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 49) Section I. Cassava: agronomy. Author(s): Lebot, V.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 63) Section I. Cassava: pests and diseases. Author(s): Lebot, V.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 77) Section I. Cassava: postharvest quality and marketing. Author(s): Lebot, V.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 91) Section II. Sweet potato: origin and history. Author(s): Lebot, V.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 99) Section II. Sweet potato: taxonomy and botany. Author(s): Lebot, V.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 107) Section II. Sweet potato: breeding and genetics. Author(s): Lebot, V.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 127) Section II. Sweet potato: developmental physiology. Author(s): Lebot, V.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 139) Section II. Sweet potato: agronomy. Author(s): Lebot, V.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 151) Section II. Sweet potato: pests and diseases. Author(s): Lebot, V.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 167) Section II. Sweet potato: postharvest quality and marketing. Author(s): Lebot, V.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 183) Section III. Yams: origin and history. Author(s): Lebot, V.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 191) Section III. Yams: taxonomy and botany. Author(s): Lebot, V.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 211) Section III. Yams: breeding and genetics. Author(s): Lebot, V.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 229) Section III. Yams: developmental physiology. Author(s): Lebot, V.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 239) Section III. Yams: agronomy. Author(s): Lebot, V.
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 253) Section III. Yams: pests and diseases. Author(s): Lebot, V.
Chapter: 21 (Page no: 265) Section III. Yams: postharvest quality and marketing. Author(s): Lebot, V.
Chapter: 22 (Page no: 279) Section IV. Aroids: origin and history. Author(s): Lebot, V.
Chapter: 23 (Page no: 285) Section IV. Aroids: taxonomy and botany. Author(s): Lebot, V.
Chapter: 24 (Page no: 301) Section IV. Aroids: breeding and genetics. Author(s): Lebot, V.
Chapter: 25 (Page no: 319) Section IV. Aroids: developmental physiology. Author(s): Lebot, V.
Chapter: 26 (Page no: 329) Section IV. Aroids: agronomy. Author(s): Lebot, V.
Chapter: 27 (Page no: 339) Section IV. Aroids: pests and diseases. Author(s): Lebot, V.
Chapter: 28 (Page no: 351) Section IV. Aroids: postharvest quality and marketing. Author(s): Lebot, V.

Book details

  • Year of Publication
  • 2008
  • ISBN
  • 9781845934248
  • Record Number
  • 20093020206