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Tropical tuber crops

Tropical tuber crops

in food security and nutrition

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Published by Oxford & IBH pub. Co. in New Delhi .
Written in English


About the Edition

In the Indian context; contributed articles.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementeditors, C. Balagopalan ... [et al.].
ContributionsBalagopalan, C.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 530 p. :
Number of Pages530
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL161077M
ISBN 108120412788
LC Control Number99936963
OCLC/WorldCa42718085

  The important tropical tuber crops are cassava, sweet potato, yams, aroids and a few minor tuber crops. There is a wide difference between potential yield and actual yield of tuber crops obtained in farmers’ fields which may be due to genetic as well as soil and environmental : O. Kumari Swadija, Atul Jayapal, V. B. Padmanabhan. The tropical root and tuber crops, such as cassava, sweet potato, yams and aroids, produce underground organs rich in major constituents, such as starch, sugars, and cellulose, and secondary metabolites, such as carotenoids, and : Kuttumu Laxminarayana, Sanjibita Mishra, Sarita Soumya.

  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 . Tropical root and tuber crops (TRCs) [cassava (syn. Tapioca) (Manihot esculenta Crantz), sweet potatoes (Ipomoea batatas L.), yams (Dioscorea spp.), Iris potatoes (Solanum tuberosum L.), taro (Colocasia spp.), etc.] are important cultivated staple.

The Tropical Tuber Crops: Yams, Cassava, Sweet Potato and Cocoyams by Onwueme, I. C. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   The major tropical roots and tubers include cassava, sweet potato, yams and taro. All these tuber crops are vegetatively propagated and multiplied. Cassava is a major staple food and the third largest source of food carbohydrates in the tropics, Author: Chokkappan Mohan, Vidya Prasannakumary, Aswathy G.H. Nair.


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Tropical Root and Tuber Crops: Tropical tuber crops book, 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) First, Lebot, Vincent - 5/5(2).

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Cited by: 1. Tropical Root And Tuber Crops book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for s: 0. 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: $ The tropical tuber crops: yams, cassava, sweet potato, and cocoyams I.

Onwueme Snippet view - 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 Quality and Marketing.

This second edition of Tropical Root and Tuber Crops is an authoritative Tropical tuber crops book 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 Author: Vincent Lebot.

Focuses on integrated pest management in tropical root and tuber crops Elaborates comprehensively on most recent developments and novel concepts in the field of crop protection Will serve as a useful reference material for a wide gamut of readers: from policy-makers, researchers, extension workers to students; also meant for practicing farmers.

This book covers the processing and technological aspects of root and tuber foods, detailing the production and processing of roots and tubers such as taro, cassava, sweet potato, yam and elephant foot yam. The growth and development of tropical tuber crops is reta rded at ai r temperatur e below 10 to 15 ° C.

It is essential t hat temperatu res remain a round 25 to 35 ° C during the g rowing season. 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. 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.

Abstract Tropical root and tuber crops (TRCs) are found in a wide variety of production systems and used as staple food in many underdeveloped and developing countries of the world. 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. This book provides a detailed account of the major tropical tuber crops which form a substantial part of the staple diet of people living in the tropics.

Traditional and more recent production methods are discussed and analysed. In addition, projections are made to indicate in which direction production practices should go, or are likely to go, in years to by: Tropical Root and Tuber Crops: Production, Perspectives and Future Prospects I.

Onwueme, Winston B. Charles, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Food & Agriculture Org., - Root crops - pages5/5(1).

Tuber crops are the third most important food crops, after cereals and grain legumes. The important tropical tuber crops are cassava, sweet potato, yams, aroids and a few minor tuber crops.

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Lebot Article (PDF Available) in Economic Botany 64(1) January with 1, Reads.Taxonomy of Roots and Tuber Crops 38 Anatomy 70 Physiology of Root and Tuber Crops Nutritional Perspective in Root and Tuber Crops References 3 Tropical Roots and Tubers: Impact on Environment, Biochemical, Molecular Characterization of Different Varieties of Tropical Roots and Tubers