2 edition of atlas of cassava in Africa found in the catalog.
atlas of cassava in Africa
S. E. Carter
|Statement||S.E. Carter ... [et al.].|
|Series||CIAT publication -- no. 206|
|Contributions||Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical.|
|LC Classifications||G2446.J77 C32 1992|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||1 atlas (v, 85 p.) :|
|Number of Pages||85|
Get this from a library! An atlas of cassava in Africa: historical, agroecological and demographic aspects of crop distribution. [S E Carter; Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical.]. Cassava (Manihot esculenta) is a staple crop that is important for food security in the tropics. However, cassava farming can have severe environmental impacts, such as habitat destruction and soil degradation, if it is not carefully managed. Therefore, a wide range of agricultural and environmental outcomes should be considered when cassava farming practices are recommended as Cited by: 1.
This map shows global distribution of area planted in cassava. Maps were developed separately for Asia, Africa and Latin America based on Carter et al. The maps were combined into a single map for the tropical and subtropical regions of the world. Cassava brown streak disease: a threat to food security in Africa. Journal of General Virology 96 (Pt 5): – [Google Scholar] Prochnik S, Marri PR, Desany B, Rabinowicz PD, Kodira C, Mohiuddin M, Rodriguez F, Fauquet C, Tohme J, Harkins T et al The Cassava .
Consequently, cassava value chain actors in Africa are not competitive enough to participate in the global market. Although new commercial, medium-scale cassava farmers are beginning to emerge in some cassava growing countries, such as in DRC, Ghana and Nigeria, most of . Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Cassava Transformation: Africa's Best-Kept Secret by D. S. C. Spencer, John K. Lynam and Felix I. Nweke (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!
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The book includes 8 coloured maps (58 × 40 cm, ) of Africa south of about 20°N., dated February (except map 1, dated August ) covering: cassava distribution in ; climatic classification for cassava; soil restrictions for cassava; population density (persons/km²) in ; dry season length and generalized soil.
An atlas on the geographical distribution of cassava in Africa is presented. An attempt is made to explain this distribution in terms of environmental and socioeconomic factors. Subjects discussed include: (1) a theoretical framework for the analysis of cassava distribution; (2) the introduction and diffusion of cassava in Africa; (3) current distribution of cassava in Africa; (4) the Cited by: Cassava is a major tropical tuber crop found throughout the tropics (India, Oceania, Africa and Latin America).
Hitherto, there has been no single text covering all aspects of cassava biology, production and utilization. This book fills that gap, representing the first comprehensive research level overview of this main staple crop/5(2).
An Atlas of Cassava in Africa. Historical, Agroecological and Demographic Aspects of Crop Distribution. CIAT Publication no. cassava / Senegal / Guinea-Bissau / Gambia / Sierra Leone / Liberia / Equatorial Guinea / Sao Tome and Principe / Benin / Togo / Ghana / Cote d'Ivoire / Burkina Faso / Mali / Niger / Nigeria / Chad / Sudan.
An atlas of cassava in Africa: Historical, agroecological and demographic aspects of crop distribution: S. Carter, L. Fresco and P. Jones, with J. : David J. Campbell. The constraints on cassava production in Africa include diseases, pests, weeds, soil and agronomic factors, and socioeconomic factors.
These constraints have contributed to keeping the aver- age cassava yield in Africa at tonsha, which is well below the world average of tons/ha.
Efforts to increase production must. Description This multi-author book covers all aspects of cassava biology, breeding, production, crop protection and utilization.
The first section of the book is on the origins, distribution and economic importance of cassava, and includes chapters on cassava in South America and the Caribbean, Africa, and Asia and the Pacific.
The book includes 8 coloured maps (58 × 40 cm, ) of Africa south of about 20°N., dated February (except map 1, dated August ) covering: cassava distribution in Discover the best World Atlases & Maps in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best g: cassava.
Africa explores cassava potential 29 April - By Kemantha Govender Cassava is a crop that is crucial to food security for millions of Africans but now some countries on the continent are considering the potential of the shrub for industrial purposes, says Wits Professor Chrissie Rey.
Economic Importance of Cassava Production in Nigeria. Cassava (Manihot Esculenta) is a popular crop grown in tropical regions. Cassava production in Nigeria is largely by subsistence farming and Nigeria is currently the largest producer of cassava in the world.
It is the most extensively cultivated crop in the southern part of theFile Size: KB. Cassava is an important food crop in the tropics and many countries in Africa. The crop contributes significantly to the diets of over million people, with per capita consumption averaging kilograms per year.
In some areas of Africa it constitutes over 50 percent of the daily diets of the people. Cassava in Africa 45 Fig. Trend in total cassava production in Africa – Source: IITA ().
Fig. Average cassava yields in three of the top producing countries in Africa compared to the average for sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). DRC, Democratic Republic of Congo. Source: IITA (). 57Cited by: training manual processing of cassava into gari and high quality cassava flour in west africa manual development team 1.
Oti, Emmanuel, National Root Crops Research Institute, Umudike. The Brazilian farinha, and the related garri of West Africa, is an edible coarse flour obtained by grating cassava roots, pressing moisture off the obtained grated pulp, and finally drying it (and roasting in the case of farinha).
Cassava is the third-largest source of food carbohydrates in the tropics, after rice and : Angiosperms. Atlas of Africa (Picture Window Books World Atlases) [Foster, Karen Jacqueline, Elliott, Rebecca, Geo-Innovations, Lodge, Ali, QTA Media] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
Atlas of Africa (Picture Window Books World Atlases)5/5(1). To mitigate the impact of Cassava Mosaic Disease and prevent its spread throughout Nigeria and West Africa through diversification, participatory evaluation, multiplication and distribution of CMD-resistant germplasm to farmers; 2.
To increase cassava productivity through deployment and promotion of improved germplasm, soilFile Size: KB. CASSAVA IN AFRICA Although cassava is one of the main staple foods in Africa, it is only in the aftermath of the severe drought, which affected the region in the early s, that it gained recognition from policy makers.
The importance of the crop for food security and farmers’ income generation in the region was confirmed by the findings of the. In Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) cassava (Manihot esculenta), a major staple crop, is severely affected by CMD, which is caused by a complex of seven begomoviruses with bipartite genomes (74).
Cassava thus serves as both a cash and a subsistence crop. African nations are the most heavily dependent on root and tuber crops like cassava, yams, and sweet potatoes. In some countries of sub-Saharan Africa, cassava is even a staple or a sub-staple.
In Ghana, 46% of the GDP of the country is contributed by trade in : Oishimaya Sen Nag. International business environment. Africa, Asia and Latin America are the major producers of cassava.
The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is the largest consumer of cassava in sub-Saharan Africa, followed by Nigeria.; Nigeria is the biggest producer of cassava while Thailand is the foremost exporter.; It is the developing world’s fourth most important crop.
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