Root cropstuber crops and corm crops are special terms used to refer to specific types of farm crops collectively called root and tuber crops.

The starchy root and tuber crops, also called roots and tubers and tuberous crops, are plants that are grown for their modified, thickened root or stem which generally develop underground. These organs are rich in carbohydrate and are commonly used as staple, livestock feed, or as raw materials for the production of industrial products such as starch and alcohol, or processed into various food products.

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  1. 根和块茎作物含有大量淀粉,这是它们对饮食的主要贡献。多年生植物通常为饮食提供一些蛋白质和淀粉,尽管这在不同物种中有所不同。许多根和块茎含有有毒物质或抗营养物质,必须在食用前煮熟。(欲了解更多信息,请参阅技术说明“根类作物简介”)
  2. Bananas & Plantains Cassava Other roots & tubers Potatoes Sweet potatoes
  3. 1999-01-01 This report is based on information gained during a literature search and discussions with specialists in food processing technologies. The report pays attention first to developments in the food marketing chain. If then shows what practices and opportunities exist in terms of storage and...
  4. Compendium on technological and nutritional aspects of processing and utilization of tropical foods, both animal and plant, for purposes of training and field reference.
  5. 关键资源 This book provides and extensive overview of all aspects of these much-neglected crops, ranging from their history, popularization and production to their nutritional value and potential toxcity.
  6. 2019-08-20 Dr Frank Martin - 1993 with introduction by Dr Martin Price
  7. 2019-08-20 Dr Frank Martin - 1993
  8. 1978-01-19 File: Download [PDF File] Author(s): Martin, Franklin W.,Degras, Lucien. Subject(s): Yams. Format: iv, 26 p. Language: English Publisher: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Year: 1978 Series: USDA agriculture handbooks Rights: This item is authored by federal employees as part of their official duties...
  9. 1977-01-19 File: Download [PDF File] Author(s): Martin, Franklin W.,Sadik, Sidki. Subject(s): Yams -- Tropics. Format: iv, 36 p. Coverage: tropics Language: English Publisher: Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in cooperation with Agency for International Development Year: 1977...
  10. Learn about the fascinating culinary history of these tasty staples, and gather tips for growing some of these unusual plants in your garden or in containers. The book describes more than 30 tropical and hardy tubers that are easy to grow, great to look at, and delicious to eat. Recipes from...
  11. This book reports on a study of the chemical composition and nutritional status of a wide range of Pacific root crops.
  12. The information presented in this book has been generated within the context of the Yam Bean Project. The aim of this multidisciplinary research project is to promote understanding of the biosystematics and the agronomic potential of the genus. 2 Copies
  13. Following a detailed examination of the morphology and anatomy of yams, the book looks in depth at the cultivation, classification, and marketing of the crop. The coverage given to each aspect of the production and structure of the yarm, of which there are approximately 600 species, is broad and...
  14. This publication lists all the infectious diseases and noninfectious disorders of the sweet potato. It includes symptoms, causal organism and disease cycles and pathogenesis.
  15. This book brings under one cover an indepth analysis of all aspects of the production cycle. The overall intent is to explore potato production in the tropics. To improve feasibility, newer, signficant improvements must come from improved soild, water, and crop management practices, and the use...
  16. The research reported in this working paper is part of a larger project that aims to assess the scope for and enhance the possibilities of the sustainable intensification of potato production in cereal-based cropping systems in the subtropical lowlands of Asia.
  17. This publication discusses how to grown sweet and irish potatoes.
  18. This report examines seed potato systems in developed countries using the case-studies of three important seed potato-producing countries; the Netherlands, Canada and Great Britain. It compares different systems with an emphasis on the nature of the institutional structure. Seed potato production...
  19. 1971-01-01 This publication discusses how to grow sweet potatoes, the areas in the world where they are grown, and diseases of them.
  20. 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...
  21. Kabale District in the highlands of southwest Uganda provides an opportunity to examine the dynamic roles of potato and sweetpotato in an area of intensifying agricultural production in response to increasing population pressure and market demand. Based on field research conducted in three sites...
  22. This publication is a record of the proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Tropical Root and Tuber Crops. Papers included survey the general status of each of the major crops and those factors that limit their production and utilization.
  23. This publication is a record of the proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Tropical Root and Tuber Crops. Papers included survey the general status of each of the major crops and those factors that limit their production and utilization.
  24. The number of species of root and tuber crops in South East Asia is very high. Some of them are already in cultivation but others are gathered from the wild when one wants to use them. In this booklet 49 species are briefly described and illustrated as a general introduction to this important but...
  25. Cassava is Africa's "poverty fighter" and second most important food crop. This book discusses Cassava's real role and traces research over the past 65 years. The "Cassava transformation" that is now underway in Africa has changed this traditional, reserve crop to a high-yield cash crop. However,...
  26. Descriptions of various afflictions to potato crops and advice in dealing with them. Includes charts, tables, diagrams, and black-and-white and full color photographs.
  27. This book includes writings from the International Symposium on Sweet Potato. It includes infoon the sweet potato and its value.
  28. This book covers the agriculture and nutritive value of yams, and also their medicinal, economic and anthropological importance. It is intended to bring together the findings of recent research, hitherto almost inaccessible to the student, and to correct certain misconceptions which are presently...
  29. 1976-01-19 File: Download [PDF File] Author(s): Martin, Franklin W. Subject(s): Yams. Format: ii, 40 p. Language: English Publisher: Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in cooperation with Agency for International Development Year: 1976 Series: USDA agriculture handbooks Rights: This...
  30. 1974-01-19 File: Download [PDF File] Author(s): Martin, Franklin W. Subject(s): Yams.,Dioscorea batatas. Format: iv, 20 p. Language: English Publisher: Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in cooperation with U.S. Agency for International Development Year: 1974 Series: USDA agriculture...
  31. 1974-01-19 File: Download [PDF File] Author(s): Martin, Franklin W. Subject(s): Yams. Format: iv, 18 p. Language: English Publisher: Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in cooperation with U.S. Agency for International Development Year: 1974 Series: USDA agriculture handbooks Rights:...
  32. 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,...
  33. 1978-01-19 File: Download [PDF File] Author(s): Martin, Franklin W.,Degras, Lucien. Subject(s): Yams -- Tropics. Format: iii, 23 p. Coverage: tropics Language: English Publisher: Science and Education Administration, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in cooperation with Agency for International Development Year:...
  34. 关键资源 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...
  35. 2020-04-20 The source documents (.docx and .pub)of these materials are available in the author's dropbox. The source documents are updated periodically so check here for the most current formats. We encourage you to adapt the source for your purposes. Learning Outcomes – Participants will: 1. Realize that...

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