Improvement of cassava: A tropical root crop
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Improvement of cassava: A tropical root crop. 1971. Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT), Palmira, Valle del Cauca, CO. 27 p.
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This is an overview of the present status of cassava as regards production and yields, nutritional value and international research programs. A cassava research program to be developed by CIAT is presented. The program covers the following areas: varietal improvement, production systems, international testing, plant protection, research on utilization, agricultural engineering, agricultural economics, training and literature. A five-year budget (1972-76) is included. (CIAT)