Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

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Tropical root and tuber crops. Production, perspectives and future prospects.

Abstract

Descriptions are given of the botany and ecology, cultivation, pests and diseases, harvesting, storage and use, and socio-economic aspects of the production of cassava, yams (Dioscorea species), sweet potatoes, taro (Colocasia esculenta) and tania (Xanthosoma species).