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Sweet Potato

Author : Jennifer A. Woolfe
ISBN : 0521402956
Genre : Science
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The sweet potato is at present grown in more than 100 of the independent countries of the world. Most of the producer nations are situated in the tropical developing world where a high proportion of the poorest people live. Increasing recognition of the potential which sweet potato holds for combating food shortages and malnutrition has resulted in intensified research efforts to enhance production and consumption. This book reviews our knowledge about the varied aspects of the sweet potato as a human food and animal feedstuff. This volume will be found practical and informative by all those involved in food and nutrition sciences, especially but not exclusively in developing countries. These include research workers in food or agriculture, dieticians, nutritionists, food technologists, students, planners and policy makers.

Improvement Of Sweet Potato Ipomoea Batatas In Asia

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ISBN : 9290601345
Genre : Gardening
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Country and research reports on sweet potato; CIP research and transfer program; Present status and future prospects of sweet potatoes in Bangladesh; Sweet potato production and research in china; Sweet potato production, utilization and constrains in India; Sweet potato production, utilization, and research in Indonesia; Country report of LAO P.D.R. participants; Sweet potato cultivation in Malaysia: a country report; Country paper - papua New Guinea; Sweet potato research and development in the Philippines; The outline for sweet potato in Korea; Sweet potato in Thailand; The Sweet potato in Vietnam; Development and testing of an integrated pest management technique to control sweet potato weevil; Digestibility of sweet potato starch; Sweet potato breeding in Japan: its past, present and future; Recent studies on dry matter production physiology; Sweet potato adaptation studies at North Carolina State University; Nutritional aspects of sweet potato roots and leaves; Sweet potato research at the International Potato Center; Research activities in CIP on sweet potato virus diseases; In vitro sweet potato germplasm management; Strategies to develop sweet potatoes with weevil resistance in developing countries; Important nematode parasites of sweet potatoes and their management; Constraints to sweet potato production and use; Sweet potato production and consumption surveys: variability and varieties; CIP's program for human resources development through training; Workshop on sweet potato improvement in Asia: highlights of session presenting CIP sweet potato research programme.


Author : Howard B. Cordner
ISBN : UIUC:30112019806188
Genre : Sweet potatoes
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The Origin And Development Of Nemagold Sweet Potato

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ISBN : UIUC:30112019807517
Genre : Sweet potatoes
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The Sweet Potato

Author : Karyn Van Dooren
ISBN : 9781434383112
Genre : World War, 1939-1945
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Sweetpotato In The Philippines

Author : Cabanilla, L.S.
ISBN : 9789290601784
Genre : Sweet potato industry
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Improvement Of Sweet Potato Impomoea Batatas In East Africa With Some References Of Other Tuber And Root Corps

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ISBN : 9290601299
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 88. 68 MB
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Sweet Potato Pest Management

Author : Richard K. Jansson
ISBN : 0813378257
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 41. 53 MB
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Combating Vitamin A Deficiency Through The Use Of Sweet Potato

Author : Jan Wayland Low
ISBN : 9290601965
Genre : Sweet potatoes
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The Sweetpotato

Author : Gad Loebenstein
ISBN : 9781402094750
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 20. 68 MB
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In the last four decades of the twentieth century the use of sweetpotato was diversified beyond their classification as subsistence, food security, and famine-relief crop. In developing countries they serve both as human food and for feeding livestock. In Western countries they appeal to health conscious consumers because of their nutritional aspects. The sweetpotato is very high in nutritive value, and merits wider use on this account alone. The book has 2 parts. A general one giving up-to-date information on the history, botany, cultivars, genetic engineering, propagation, diseases and pests, nutritional data and marketing; and a second part presenting data on sweetpotato growing practices in different areas of the world. The information should be useful to researchers, practitioners and crop administrators in different countries.

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