Cassava field guide
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CTA. 1990. Cassava field guide. Spore 27. CTA, Wageningen, The Netherlands.
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'Cassava' by Pierre Silvestre, translated from the French by Paul Skinner, CTA and Macmillan Publishers Ltd, The Tropical Agriculturalist series, 1989, 82pp, ISBN 0 333 47395 7. Available from CTA.
Cassava' is the title of the latest handbook in 'The Tropical Agriculturalist' series published jointly by CTA and Macmillan Publishers. It is a slim practical volume of 82 pages (including index), with many black-and-white photographs, line drawings, graphs and diagrams, covering in detail the crop's characteristics and requirements. The book gives instruction on how to grow cassava in a variety of African agro-climatic zones and farming systems and refers also to Caribbean and other tropical areas. The text also covers pest, disease and weed control; harvesting; storage; and uses. There are appendices on new varieties and cropping plans. This practical guide will be of use to producers, farmers and managers, extension officers, agricultural students, teachers and lecturers, and development programme officers. 'Cassava' by Pierre Silvestre, translated from the French by Paul Skinner, CTA and Macmillan Publishers Ltd, The Tropical Agriculturalist series, 1989, 82pp, ISBN 0 333 47395 7. Available from CTA.