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The Resource Root and tuber crops, edited by J.E. Bradshaw, (electronic resource)

Root and tuber crops, edited by J.E. Bradshaw, (electronic resource)

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Root and tuber crops
Title
Root and tuber crops
Statement of responsibility
edited by J.E. Bradshaw
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
It is important to include "Tuber and Root Crops" in the "Handbook of Plant Breeding". They include starchy staple crops that are of increasing importance for global food security and relief of poverty, important millennium goals for the United Nations. Indeed, 2008 was the UN International Year of the Potato in recognition of this role of the potato as the world's third most important food crop after wheat and rice. The other major staples are cassava, sweet potato and yam. Together they occupy about 50 million hectares, with production at 640 million metric tons, of which
Member of
Dewey number
635.042
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Bradshaw, J. E
Series statement
Handbook of plant breeding
Series volume
v. 7
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  • Plants
  • Breeding
  • Root crops
  • Tuber crops
  • Root crops
  • Tuber crops
  • Agriculture
Label
Root and tuber crops, edited by J.E. Bradshaw, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Contents
Preface; Contents; Contributors; 1 Potatoes; 2 Cassava; 3 Sweet Potato; 4 Yams; 5 Taro and Cocoyam; 6 Sugar Beet; 7 Fodder Beet; 8 Swedes and Turnips; Index
Control code
ocn676699406
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780387927657
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)676699406
Label
Root and tuber crops, edited by J.E. Bradshaw, (electronic resource)
Publication
Color
multicolored
Contents
Preface; Contents; Contributors; 1 Potatoes; 2 Cassava; 3 Sweet Potato; 4 Yams; 5 Taro and Cocoyam; 6 Sugar Beet; 7 Fodder Beet; 8 Swedes and Turnips; Index
Control code
ocn676699406
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780387927657
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)676699406

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