1. 20-01-2013 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...
  2. 20-09-2015 This book is designed as a simple introduction to the more common food plants of Bangladesh. It is hoped people will take greater pride and interest in these plants and become confident and informed about how to grow and use them. Many of the local food plants that occur in every country are very...
  3. 20-03-2019 This book is designed as a simple introduction to the more common food plants of the Philippines. It is hoped people will take greater pride and interest in these plants and become confident and informed about how to grow and use them. Many of the local food plants that occur in every country are...
  4. Access Agriculture Training Video Ensure your soil is rich in organic matter and grow a legume intercrop to help keep your soil loose. Plant your cuttings horizontally or at a slant so the roots grow closer to the surface. With a simple tool you can uproot your cassava twice as fast. Available...
  5. Access Agriculture Training Video The cassava mosaic virus disease is an important cassava disease which causes low yields. It can be recognised on the cassava leaves which have spots ranging from light green to yellow. The disease is given to the plant by the whitefly. This disease cannot be...
  6. Access Agriculture Training Video Farmers in Thailand share practical tips to reduce the chance of mealybugs arriving in your cassava field. Special attention is paid to planting time; using healthy planting materials; disinfecting cassava stakes; protecting beneficial insects; and regularly...
  7. Access Agriculture Training Video To produce quality cassava planting material, we need to: select a suitable site and prepare the land early, ensure good soil fertility, decide what varieties to grow, and properly handle the planting material. Available languages Bambara Chichewa / Nyanja...
  8. Access Agriculture Training Video Cassava is a plant with valuable roots which are hidden below the soil. One of the main issues for cassava farmers is how do you estimate the value of your crop… but it is possible to work out the size of your cassava yield before harvest. Available languages...
  9. Abstract, Journal of Pest Science, 2018 Insects provide critical ecosystem services to humanity, including biological control of pests. Particularly for invasive pests, biological control constitutes an environmentally sound and cost-effective management option. Following its 2008 invasion of...