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  1. Some reports shows that sweet potatoes are already the 6th or 7th most produced food crop in the world, surpassed only by wheat, rice, corn, potato, barley, and cassava. Among the reasons that sweet potato is a great crop is that it is relatively easy to grow, relatively free of pests and...
  2. Edible Portion: Tuber, Root, Leaves, Vegetable This is a root crop which produces long creeping vines. The leaves are carried singly along the vine. Leaves can vary considerably from divided like fingers on a hand to being entire and rounded or heart shaped. At the end of the vine, trumpet shaped...
  3. 2007-09-20 Bringing agriculture and health workers together Fighting AIDS with traditional foods and organic practices The revival of an ancient crop Seeking sustainable health improvements using orange-fleshed sweet potato Child nutrition in Mexico under conventional and organic agirculture Beating...
  4. 1984-01-01 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...
  5. 1993-10-19 Fermented foods Crop residues: mulch or feed? Improved grainaries Indigenous food preservation Enset A long tradition of long storage Fusing tradition and science to design a better granary The many uses of millet residues Pastoral women harvest hay for calves Sweet potatoes Andean noodles
  6. 1995-03-19 Learning how to do experimental trials Intensive small-scale farming Understanding plant diseases Fertilizer bean-Honduras Rats, mice and other vermin Rural journalism Information sharing - Germany Flexible experiments Learning with urban farmers - Bolivia Less fertilzer Hybrid layers -...
  7. The International Potato Center (CIP) was founded in 1971 as a research-for-development organization with a focus on potato, sweetpotato and andean roots and tubers. It delivers innovative science-based solutions to enhance access to affordable nutritious food, foster inclusive sustainable...
  8. Covers the the most common processing techniques for the major root crops including potato, cassava, sweet potato, yam and other edible aroid crops. Includes sections on basic food science principles, small-scale processing methods and case studies.
  9. 1988-01-01 Includes 130 papers covering all cropping problems from agronomy to storage and utilization of products of cassava, sweet potato, potato, yam, aroids and minor tuberous crops. They will show the increasing importance of these crops for producers and consumers and the move from subsistence to cash...
  10. This book includes writings from the International Symposium on Sweet Potato. It includes infoon the sweet potato and its value.