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  1. 1978-01-01 In writing this book, Dr. Onwueme's purpose has been to provide 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 methods of production are discussed and analysed. In addition,...
  2. Key Resource 1985-04-01 Root crops is a general term commonly used for a wide variety of food plants that have an underground storage organ known as a root, tuber (rhizome), corm, or bulb. Root crops are rich in starch, and low in protein and oil. They are excellent sources of calories. Some are consumed as major...
  3. 1996-10-19 Sweet Potato Crop Production Bulletin Sweet Potato Cultivars Available Sweet Potato Cookbook Living Support Poles for Yams
  4. Key Resource 2008-12-12 Crop production science in horticulture series: 17 Most of the world's poorest smallholders depend on tropical roots and tubers crops as their principal source of food and nutrition. These species produce large quantities of dietary energy and have stable yields under difficult environmental...
  5. 2005-10-01 In Cassava Cyanide Diseases News (CCDN), Issue 4,December 2004, Dr. J. Howard Bradbury wrote about a method of processing cassava that could substantially reduce the cyanide content of flour.
  6. 2007-01-01 This 8-page fold-out leaflet, practical for use in the field and easy to read, covers the subject of making high-quality cassava flour. It gives some background information, outlines the processes and provides tips, tables and explanatory line drawings.
  7. 2013-01-20 Cassava is a tropical root crop, originally from Amazonia, that provides the staple food of an estimated 800 million people worldwide. Grown almost exclusively by low-income, smallholder farmers, it is one of the few staple crops that can be produced efficiently on a small scale, without the need...
  8. Starchy Staple Edible portion :Root, Leaves, Flowers, Vegetable A plant which can re-grow year after year from the thickened roots. It has several stems. The stems are woody and have some branches. Plants grow up to 2 or 3 metres high. Stalks have distinct scars where leaves have fallen. The...
  9. Key Resource 2015-02-16 Tropical root and tuber crops are consumed as staples in parts of the tropics and should be considered for their potential to produce impressive yields in small spaces. They provide valuable options for producing food under challenging growing conditions. Cassava and taro, for instance, are...
  10. Cassava can be grown almost anywhere in the tropics, but is very frost-sensitive. Cassava can survive in dry conditions for a very long period of time and still go on to produce a good crop. It can be an extremely heavy yielder.

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