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Cover for Conservation and utilization of biodiversity in the Andean ecoregion.

This chapter initially presents a brief general introduction on plant biodiversity in agroecosystems, then focuses on the genetic diversity of the Andean ecoregion where the International Potato Centre is spearheading the characterization and conservation of the region's genetic resources, and the...

Author(s)
Collins, W. W.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851995306)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Integrated pest management collaborative research support program (USAID-IPM CRSP): highlights of its global experience.

This chapter covers the following aspects of the Integrated Pest Management Collaborative Research Support Program (IPM CRSP): background, organizational and operational structure, mode of collaboration, participatory rural appraisal process, annual work plan development and its implementation,...

Author(s)
Gebrekidan, B.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851996523)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Starchy staples and sugars.

This chapter describes the domestication and cytogenetic evolution of banana, cassava, potato, sugarbeet, yams, sugarcane, sweet potato and taro (Colocasia esculenta).

Author(s)
Hancock, J. F.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 085199685X)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Plant parasitic nematodes in subtropical and tropical agriculture.

This book contains 22 chapters, 2 appendices (of the nematicides and species mentioned throughout the book) and 24 colour plates covering all aspects of practical plant nematology in subtropical and tropical agriculture, including rice, cereals, sweet potatoes, root and tuber crops, food legumes,...

Author(s)
Luc, M.; Sikora, R. A.; Bridge, J.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851997279)
Type
Book
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Cover for Nematode parasites of solanum and sweet potatoes.

This paper focuses on the parasitic nematodes of potatoes (Solanum tuberosum) and sweet potatoes (Ipomoea batatas), particularly their symptoms of damage, biology, pathotypes and virulence groups, survival and spread, economic importance, and management measures (cultural control, chemical control, ...

Author(s)
Scurrah, M. I.; Niere, B.; Bridge, J.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851997279)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Vegetable and tuber crop applications.

This paper reviews the significant research on entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) against vegetable pests and provides some direction for the future use of EPNs on vegetable and tuber crops against root- and leaf-feeding insects. EPN field efficacy for the control of vegetable pests (carrot weevil (...

Author(s)
Bélair, G.; Wright, D. J.; Curto, G.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851990177)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tropical root and tuber crops: cassava, sweet potato, yams and aroids.

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 ...

Author(s)
Lebot, V.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934248)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Section II. Sweet potato: origin and history.

This chapter covers the domestication, origin, discovery, and geographical distribution of sweet potato.

Author(s)
Lebot, V.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934248)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Section II. Sweet potato: taxonomy and botany.

This chapter covers the taxonomy, morphology, related species and cytology (largely discussing chromosome number) of sweet potato.

Author(s)
Lebot, V.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934248)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Section II. Sweet potato: breeding and genetics.

This chapter on sweet potato breeding and genetics covers the following: breeding objectives and selection criteria; sexual reproduction, incompatibility and sterility; crossing techniques and true seed production; selection methods and programmes; heritability of major traits; genotype ×...

Author(s)
Lebot, V.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934248)
Type
Book chapter

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