Breeding cassava for adaptation to stress conditions: development of a methodology
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Hershey, CH. 1984. Breeding cassava for adaptation to stress conditions: development of a methodology. In: Symposium of the International Society for Tropical Root Crops (6, 1983, Lima, Peru). Proceedings.
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A description is given of CIAT's cassava breeding program, designed to exploit the adaptation of cassava to various physical and biological stress factors by selection over a range of moderate to high stress environments. The selection environments are described and a decentralized breeding methodology is outlined.