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Tropical root and tuber crops

R. C Mandal

Tropical root and tuber crops

Cassava (Tapioca), sweet potato, aroids, yams, yam bean, coleus

by R. C Mandal

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Published by Agro Botanical Publishers (India) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Root crops,
  • Tropical crops,
  • Tropics,
  • Tuber crops

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages396
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13176441M
    ISBN 108185031606
    ISBN 109788185031606

    Seven crop specific chapters are proposed, together with an introduction to this diverse set of plant species. The material can also be used for teaching post graduate courses in state agricultural universities. Read more. Free shipping for individuals worldwide Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days. Unfortunately, the program was not successful.

    He also served as the Head, Division of Entomology and Nematology at IIHR and gave tremendous impetus and direction to research, extension and education in developing bio-intensive integrated pest management strategies in horticultural crops. It is currently extremely important to educate and train a new generation of plant breeders given the challenges faced by humankind in producing more food for an expanding global population during a period of environmental including climate change. Reddy has over scientific publications to his credit, which also include 30 books. Root and tuber crops in Guyana.

    An account of the nature, origin, cultivation and utilization of some useful members of the Dioscoreaceae. In: Improvement of sweet potato in Asia. More than 1 crop is planted to reduce risks; in the Pomeroon region, cassava is planted as an intercrop with tree crops such as citrus, avocado, and other mixed fruits. Academic, New York, pp 4—7 Google Scholar Gong Y, Wang G An investigation on the effect of drought stress on growth of sweet potato and measures to improve drought resistance and stabilize yields. About the Editor: John Bradshaw is a Honorary Fellow of the Scottish Crop Research Institute, having spent the whole of his 34 year career there as a plant breeder and geneticist. Photoperiod, light intensity, temperature and moisture availability are the most important abiotic factors governing the onset of tuber differentiation and rate of tuber bulking.


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Tropical root and tuber crops by R. C Mandal Download PDF Ebook

Se describen los principales sistemas de cultivo empleados por los agricultores en las diferentes regiones del pais. Growth and yield. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

The extent to which root and tuber crops are benefiting from modern breeding methods and new biotechnologies reflects both their own economic importance and that of their close relatives.

Tropical Root and Tuber Crops : Cassava, Sweet Potato, Yams and Aroids

Schott as affected by brief submergence. It serves as a useful reference source for policy makers, research and extension workers, practicing farmers and students.

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

Photosynthetica — CrossRef Google Scholar Dhindsa RS, Plumb-Dhindsa P, Thorpe TA Leaf senescence: correlated with increased levels of membrane permeability and lipid peroxidation and Tropical root and tuber crops book levels of superoxide dismutase and catalase.

Since the government of Guyana has restricted the importation of energy-rich agricultural products; therefore, they have been replaced with locally produced root and tuber crops. He also served as the Head, Division of Entomology and Nematology at IIHR and gave tremendous impetus and direction to research, extension and education in developing bio-intensive integrated pest management strategies in horticultural crops.

All of this is covered together with Tropical root and tuber crops book achievements, current breeding objectives and utilization of genetic resources. The book highlights the distribution, symptoms and damage, biology, survival and spread of each pest and describes management methods.

Free shipping for individuals worldwide Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days. The results of research carried out on root crops are briefly presented, and for cassava, it is proposed to continue the evaluation of cv.

The book will be of value both to students of plant breeding and professional plant breeders, as well as to anyone interested in this fascinating group of root and tuber crops. Se presentan brevemente los resultados de algunas investigaciones hechas sobre cultivos de raices y para yuca se propone continuar la evaluacion de cv.

Se enumera el personal del National Research Institute, cuyo interes se ha enfocado principalmente en arroz y yuca. Effect of water stress during different phases of tuberization.

Yams 52 are also important staple food crops in tropical and subtropical regions. In total there are more than 30 species of Root and Tuber Crops grown in the world today.

The book is written in a lucid style using easy-to-understand language and offers adoptable recommendations involving eco-friendly control measures.

These technologies are being practiced widely by the farmers across the country since they are effective, economical, eco-friendly and residue-free. Although Taro and Cocoyam are minor crops, they do provide a staple food for poor people in Africa, Asia and America. It also sheds light on different eco-friendly pest management strategies including physical, cultural, chemical, biological, host resistance and integrated methods.

In: Kyle DJ et al eds Photoinhibition. Food Agric Environ 2 2 — Google Scholar El-Sharkawy MA International research on cassava photosynthesis, productivity, eco-physiology and responses to environmental stresses in the tropics.

Root and tuber crops in Guyana. Carbondioxide Res.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. 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 countries with fast population growth and high urbanization rates. They are the staple food for hundreds of millions of poor people.

Tropical root and tuber crops : production, perspectives and future prospects

These crops are expected to contribute. Tropical Root and Tuber Crops: Cassava, Sweet Potato, Yams and Aroids (Crop Production Science in Horticulture Book 17) First Edition, Kindle Edition by Vincent Lebot (Author) › Visit Amazon's Vincent Lebot Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

See search Author: Vincent Lebot.These species pdf Tropical root and tuber crops book 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.Sep 11,  · It is important to include Tuber and Download pdf Crops in the Handbook of Plant Breeding. They include starchy staple crops that are of increasing importance for global food security and relief of poverty, important millennium goals for the United Nations.

Indeed, was the UN International Year of the Potato in recognition of this role of the potato as the world’s third most important food crop 5/5(1).The latest ebook on the main root and tuber crops. Most of the world's poorest smallholders depend on tropical root and tubers crops as their principal source of food and nutrition.

These species provide large quantities of dietary energy and produce stable yields under difficult environmental conditions.