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Roots, Tubers & Pulses Collection

  • ID: 4900642
  • Database
  • January 2021
  • Region: Global
  • 92 pages
  • Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing

This is a new thematic database of chapters bring you comprehensive reviews of the latest research in roots, tubers and pulses crop science as 'bite sized' pieces of content and will enable you to efficiently access what's really going on in your specialist subject. This collection includes 93 chapters that cover the following products: Cassava, Grain legumes and Potatoes.

This collection has a total of 93 chapters

Some of the topics covered in the database include:

  • Food losses and food waste in roots and tubers
  • Identifying and managing plant health risks for key African crops: cassava
  • Identifying and managing plant health risks for key African crops: legumes
  • Identifying and managing plant health risks for key African crops: yams and cocoyams
  • Acrylamide formation in fried potato products and its mitigation
  • Advances in irrigation management and technology in potato cultivation: experiences from a humid climate
  • Bacterial diseases affecting potatoes
  • Fungal diseases affecting potato storage
  • Improving nutrient management in potato cultivation
  • Improving potato cultivation practices: an overview
  • Modelling potato growth
  • Nematode pests of potatoes
  • Non-infectious disorders affecting potatoes
  • Organic potato cultivation
  • Post-harvest storage of potatoes
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  1. Food losses and food waste in roots and tubers
  2. Identifying and managing plant health risks for key African crops: cassava
  3. Identifying and managing plant health risks for key African crops: legumes
  4. Identifying and managing plant health risks for key African crops: yams and cocoyams
  5. Acrylamide formation in fried potato products and its mitigation
  6. Advances in irrigation management and technology in potato cultivation: experiences from a humid climate
  7. Bacterial diseases affecting potatoes
  8. Fungal diseases affecting potato storage
  9. Improving nutrient management in potato cultivation
  10. Improving potato cultivation practices: an overview
  11. Modelling potato growth
  12. Nematode pests of potatoes
  13. Non-infectious disorders affecting potatoes
  14. Organic potato cultivation
  15. Post-harvest storage of potatoes
  16. Potato pest management with specific reference to the Pacific Northwest (USA)
  17. Viruses affecting potatoes
  18. Advances in conventional potato-breeding techniques
  19. Advances in development of potato varieties resistant to abiotic stress
  20. Advances in understanding potato plant physiology and growth
  21. Developing early-maturing and stress-resistant potato varieties
  22. Developing new sweet potato varieties with improved performance
  23. Ensuring the genetic diversity of potatoes
  24. Improving potato cultivation to promote food self-sufficiency in Africa
  25. Improving the breeding, cultivation and use of sweetpotato in Africa
  26. Nutritional properties and enhancement/biofortification of potatoes
  27. Potato production and breeding in China
  28. Supporting smallholder women farmers in potato cultivation
  29. Understanding ageing processes in seed potatoes
  30. Advanced breeding techniques for grain legumes in the genomics era
  31. Advances in understanding grain legume physiology: stomatal behaviour and response to abiotic stress
  32. Advances in understanding grain legume physiology: understanding root architecture, nutrient uptake and response to abiotic stress
  33. Biofortification of grain legumes
  34. Conserving and characterizing the genetic diversity of grain legumes
  35. Developing drought- and heat-tolerant varieties of grain legumes
  36. Developing pest- and disease-resistant cultivars of grain legumes
  37. Dietary health benefits, phytochemicals and anti-nutritional factors in grain legumes
  38. Diseases affecting grain legumes and their management
  39. Drying, handling, storing and quality monitoring of pulses
  40. Genetic modification of grain legumes
  41. Grain legume–cereal intercropping systems
  42. Grain legumes in integrated crop management systems
  43. Grain legume storage in developing nations
  44. Insect pests and integrated pest management techniques in grain legume cultivation
  45. The nutritional potential of grain legumes: an economic perspective
  46. Soil and nutrient management in grain legume cultivation
  47. Variety selection and seed quality management in grain legume cultivation
  48. Weed management in grain legume cultivation
  49. Breeding improved varieties of cowpea
  50. Developing improved varieties of common bean
  51. Developing improved varieties of faba bean
  52. Developing improved varieties of groundnut
  53. Developing improved varieties of lentil
  54. Developing improved varieties of pigeonpea
  55. Efficient and sustainable production of faba bean
  56. Improving cultivation of cowpea in West Africa
  57. Improving cultivation of groundnuts
  58. Improving cultivation of lentil
  59. Improving cultivation of pigeonpea
  60. Improving cultivation practices for common beans
  61. Improving cultivation practices for soybeans in sub-Saharan Africa
  62. Preventing mycotoxin contamination in groundnut cultivation
  63. The use of marker-assisted selection in developing improved varieties of soybean
  64. Advances in understanding cassava growth and development
  65. Breeding cassava for higher yield
  66. Breeding cassava to meet consumer preferences for product quality
  67. Breeding, delivery, use and benefits of bio-fortified cassava
  68. Conservation and distribution of cassava
  69. Developing new cassava varieties: tools, techniques and strategies
  70. Diseases affecting cassava
  71. Integrated management of arthropod pests of cassava: the case of Southeast Asia
  72. Marker-assisted selection in cassava breeding
  73. Molecular approaches in cassava breeding
  74. Weed control in cassava cropping systems
  75. Cassava cultivation in sub-Saharan Africa
  76. Drivers of change for cassava’s multiple roles in sustainable development
  77. Integrated crop management for cassava cultivation in Asia
  78. Seed systems management in cassava cultivation
  79. Value chain approaches to mechanization in cassava cultivation and harvesting in Africa
  80. Addressing nutritional disorders in cassava cultivation
  81. Cassava cultivation and soil productivity
  82. Cassava cultivation in Asia
  83. Cassava cultivation in Latin America
  84. Cassava for industrial uses
  85. GCP21: a global cassava partnership for the 21st century
  86. Intercropping and crop rotations in cassava cultivation: a production systems approach
  87. New uses and processes for cassava
  88. Nutrient sources and their application in cassava cultivation
  89. Targeting smallholder farmers to adopt improved cassava technologies: challenges and opportunities
  90. The emergence of cassava as a global crop
  91. Use and nutritional value of cassava roots and leaves as a traditional food
  92. Advances in genetic modification of cassava
  93. Hybrid potato breeding for improved varieties
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  • Martini Binti Mohammad Yusoff and Azizah Binti Misran, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Muaka Toko and Peter Neuenschwander, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Benin; J. Steve Yaninek, Purdue University, USA; Alejandro Ortega-Beltran, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Nigeria; André Fanou and Victor Zinsou, Université de Parakou, Benin; Kerstin D. Wydra, Erfurt University of Applied Sciences, Germany; Rachid Hanna and Appolin Fotso, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Cameroon; and Ouorou Douro-Kpindou, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Benin
  • Manuele Tamò, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Bénin; Léonard Afouda, Université de Parakou, Bénin; Ranajit Bandyopadhyay, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Nigeria; Harry Bottenberg, United States Agency for International Development, USA; Laura Cortada-Gonzales, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Kenya; Harun Murithi, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Tanzania; Alejandro Ortega-Beltran, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Nigeria; Barry Pittendrigh, Michigan State University, USA; Rachidatou Sikirou, Institut National des Recherches Agricoles au Bénin, Bénin; Abou Togola, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Nigeria; and Kerstin D. Wydra, Erfurt University of Applied Sciences, Germany
  • Babatima Djana Mignouna, IITA, Benin; P. Lava Kumar, IITA, Nigeria; Danny Coyne, IITA, Kenya; and Ranajit Bandyopadhyay, Alejandro Ortega-Beltran, Ranjana Bhattacharjee and David De Koeyer, IITA, Nigeria
  • Bruno De Meulenaer, Raquel Medeiros Vinci and Frédéric Mestdagh, Ghent University, Belgium
  • Jerry Knox and Tim Hess, Cranfield University, UK
  • M. Jennifer Sjölund, Rachel Kelly, Gerry S. Saddler and David M. Kenyon, Science and Advice for Scottish Agriculture (SASA), UK
  • A. Lees, The James Hutton Institute, UK
  • Philip J. White, The James Hutton Institute, UK
  • Vijay Kumar Dua, Sanjay Rawal, Sukhwinder Singh and Jagdev Sharma, ICAR-Central Potato Research Institute, India
  • Ilkka Leinonen, Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC), UK; and Hongyan Chen and James A. Taylor, Newcastle University, UK
  • Kim Davie and Jon Pickup, Science and Advice for Scottish Agriculture (SASA), UK
  • Andrew P. Robinson, North Dakota State University and University of Minnesota, USA
  • Thomas F. Döring, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and University of Bonn, Germany; and Derek H. Lynch, Dalhousie University, Canada
  • Adrian Briddon, Adrian Cunnington and Glyn Harper, Sutton Bridge Crop Storage Research, UK
  • Stuart Reitz, Oregon State University, USA
  • Colin Jeffries and Christophe Lacomme, Science and Advice for Scottish Agriculture (SASA), UK
  • Jai Gopal, ICAR-Central Potato Research Institute, India
  • Ankush Prashar and Filipe de Jesus Colwell, Newcastle University, UK; and Csaba Hornyik and Glenn J. Bryan, The James Hutton Institute, UK
  • Curtis M. Frederick, University of Wisconsin, USA; Masahiko Mori, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Japan; and Paul C. Bethke, USDA-ARS and University of Wisconsin, USA
  • Prashant G. Kawar, ICAR - Directorate of Floricultural Research, India; Hemant B. Kardile, S. Raja, Som Dutt, Raj Kumar Goyal, Vinay Bhardwaj, B. P. Singh, P. M. Govindakrishnan and S. K. Chakrabarti, ICAR - Central Potato Research Institute, India; and P. Manivel, ICAR - Directorate of Medicinal & Aromatic Plants Research, India
  • Peng Zhang, Weijuan Fan, Hongxia Wang, Yinliang Wu and Wenzhi Zhou, Institute of Plant Physiology and Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China; and Jun Yang, Shanghai Chenshan Plant Science Research Center, Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden, China
  • John Bamberg and Shelley Jansky, USDA-ARS, USA; Alfonso del Rio, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA; and Dave Ellis, International Potato Center (CIP), Peru
  • Moses Nyongesa and Nancy Ng’ang’a, Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization, Kenya
  • Putri Ernawati Abidin and Edward Carey, International Potato Center (CIP), Ghana
  • Duroy A. Navarre, Washington State University and USDA-ARS, USA; and M. Moehninsi, Sen Lin and Hanjo Hellmann, Washington State University, USA
  • Liping Jin, Chinese Academy Of Agricultural Sciences, China
  • Linley Chiwona-Karltun, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden; Maryanne Wamahiu, Stockholm University, Sweden; Chikondi Chabvuta, Actionaid International Malawi, Malawi; Dianah Ngonyama, Association of African Agricultural Professionals in the Diaspora, USA; and Paul Demo, International Potato Center (CIP), Malawi
  • Paul C. Struik, Wageningen University and Research, the Netherlands
  • Juan M. Osorno and Phillip E. McClean, North Dakota State University, USA; and Timothy Close, University of California (Riverside), USA
  • E. Troyo–Diéguez and A. Nieto-Garibay, Centro de Investigaciones Biológicas del Noroeste, México; J. L. García-Hernández, Universidad Juárez del Estado de Durango, México; P. Preciado-Rangel, Instituto Tecnológico de Torreón, México; F. A. Beltrán-Morales and F. H. Ruiz-Espinoza, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California Sur, México ; and B. Murillo-Amador, Centro de Investigaciones Biológicas del Noroeste, México
  • Yinglong Chen, The University of Western Australia, Australia; Northwest A&F University, China; Ivica Djalovic, Institute of Field and Vegetable Crops, Serbia; and Kadambot Siddique, The University of Western Australia, Australia
  • Bodo Raatz, International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), Colombia
  • P. J. Bramel and H. D. Upadhyaya, Global Crop Diversity, Germany and International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), India
  • Shoba Sivasankar, Former Director, CGIAR Research Program on Grain Legumes
  • Diego Rubiales, Institute for Sustainable Agriculture, Spain
  • Elizabeth Ryan, Colorado State University, USA; Indi Trehan, Kristie Smith and Mark Manary, Washington University, USA
  • Keith Thomas, University of Sunderland, UK
  • C.B. Singh, University of South Australia, Australia; and D.S. Jayas, University of Manitoba, Canada
  • Pooja Bhatnagar-Mathur and Kiran Kumar Sharma, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), India
  • L. Bedoussac, ENSFEA, INRA AGIR, France; E-P. Journet, CNRS LIPM, INRA AGIR, France; H. Hauggaard-Nielsen, Roskilde University, Denmark; C. Naudin and G. Corre Hellou, Ecole Supérieure d’Agricultures, France; E. S. Jensen, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden; and E. Justes, INRA AGIR, France
  • Chris Johansen and Kadambot H.M. Siddique, The University of Western Australia, Australia
  • L. L. Murdock and D. Baributsa, Purdue University, USA
  • Tolulope A. Agunbiade, Yale University, USA; Weilin Sun, Michigan State University, USA; Brad S. Coates, USDA-ARS, USA; Fousséni Traore, Institut de l ’ Environnement et de Recherches Agricoles, Burkina Faso; James A. Ojo, Kwara State University, Nigeria; Anne N. Lutomia, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA; Julia Bello-Bravo, Michigan State University, USA; Saber Miresmailli, Ecoation Innovative Solutions Inc., Canada; Joseph E. Huesing, USAID, USA; Michael Agyekum, Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics, Michigan State University, USA; Manuele Tamò , International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Benin; and Barry R. Pittendrigh, Michigan State University, USA
  • Alan de Brauw, International Food Policy Research Institute, USA
  • S. Adjei-Nsiah , International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), Ghana ; and B.D.K. Ahiabor , CSIR-Savanna Agricultural Research Institute, Ghana
  • Jean Claude Rubyogo, Pan-Africa Bean Research Alliance (PABRA), International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), Tanzania; and Wilfred Odhiambo, Seed Systems Consultant, Kenya
  • Don W. Morishita, University of Idaho, USA
  • B. B. Singh, G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, India
  • James D. Kelly, Michigan State University, USA
  • Fouad Maalouf, International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), Lebanon; and Seid Ahmed and Somanagouda Patil, International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), Morocco
  • C. Michael Deom, University of Georgia, USA; and David Kalule Okello, National Semi-Arid Resources Research Institute, Uganda
  • William Erskine, University of Western Australia, Australia; Ashutosh Sarker, International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), India; and Shiv Kumar, International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), Morocco
  • K. B. Saxena, United Arab Emirates; Y. S. Chauhan, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Australia; C. V. S. Kumar, A. J. Hingane, R. V. Kumar, R. K. Saxena and G. V. R. Rao, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), India
  • R. Redden, RJR Agricultural Consultants, Australia; X. Zong, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS), China; R. M. Norton, International Plant Nutrition Institute and The University of Melbourne, Australia; F. L. Stoddard, University of Helsinki, Finland; F. Maalouf, International Centre for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), Lebanon; S. Ahmed and M. El Bouhssini, International Centre for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), Morocco; Y. Tao and L. Rong, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS), China; and L. Ling, Liaoning Academy of Agricultural Science, China
  • Alpha Y. Kamara, Lucky O. Omoigui and Nkeki Kamai, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Nigeria; Sylvester U. Ewansiha, University of Benin, Nigeria; and Hakeem A. Ajeigbe, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), Nigeria
  • S. N. Nigam, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), India; D. L. Jordan, North Carolina State University, USA; and P. Janila, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), India
  • Fred J. Muehlbauer, Washington State University, USA; and Ashutosh Sarker, International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), India
  • K. R. Latha and L. Vimalendran, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, India
  • John O. Ojiem, Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization, Kenya
  • Frederick P. Baijukya and Harun M. Murithi, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Tanzania; and Fred Kanampiu, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Kenya
  • David Jordan, Rick Brandenburg and Gary Payne, North Carolina State University, USA; David Hoisington, Nick Magnan and James Rhoads, The University of Georgia, USA; Mumuni Abudulai, Savanna Agricultural Research Institute, Ghana; Koushik Adhikari and Jinru Chen, The University of Georgia, USA; Richard Akromah, William Appaw and William Ellis, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana; Maria Balota and Kumar Mallikarjunan, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA; Kenneth Boote and Greg MacDonald, University of Florida, USA; Kira Bowen, Auburn University, USA; Boris Bravo-Ureta and Jeremy Jelliffe, University of Connecticut, USA; Agnes Budu, University of Ghana, Ghana; Hendrix Chalwe, Alice Mweetwa and Munsanda Ngulube, University of Zambia, Zambia; Awere Dankyi and Brandford Mochia, Crops Research Institute, Ghana; Vivian Hoffmann, International Food Policy Research Institute, USA; Amade Muitia, Mozambique Institute of Agricultural Research, Mozambique; Agnes Mwangwela, Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Malawi; Sam Njoroge, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), Malawi; David Okello, National Semi-Arid Resources Research Institute (NaSARRI), Uganda; and Nelson Opoku, University for Development Studies, Ghana
  • Y.-C. Lee, R. Lemes Hamawaki, V. Colantonio, M. J. Iqbal and D. A. Lightfoot, Southern Illinois University, USA
  • Virgílio Gavicho Uarrota, Deivid L. V. Stefen, Clovis Arruda de Souza and Cileide Maria Medeiros Coelho, University of the State of Santa Catarina (UDESC), Brazil; Rodolfo Moresco and Marcelo Maraschin, Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC), Brazil; Fernando David Sánchez-Mora, Technical University of Manabí (UTM), Ecuador; and Eduardo da Costa Nunes, Enilto de Oliveira Neubert and Luiz Augusto Martins Peruch, Santa Catarina State Agricultural Research and Rural Extension Agency (EPAGRI), Brazil
  • Piya Kittipadakul, Pasajee Kongsil and Chalermpol Phumichai, Kasetsart University, Thailand; and Shelley H. Jansky, USDA-ARS Vegetable Crops Research Unit and University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
  • Adebayo Abass, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Tanzania; Wasiu Awoyale, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Liberia and Kwara State University Malete, Nigeria; and Lateef Sanni and Taofik Shittu, Federal University of Agriculture, Nigeria
  • Elizabeth Parkes and Olufemi Aina, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Nigeria
  • Michael Abberton, Badara Gueye, Tchamba Marimagne and Folarin Soyode, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Nigeria
  • Hernán Ceballos, Nelson Morante, Fernando Calle, Jorge Lenis and Sandra Salazar, International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), Colombia
  • James Legg, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Tanzania; and Elizabeth Alvarez, International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), Colombia
  • Ignazio Graziosi and Kris A.G. Wyckhuys, International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), Vietnam
  • Ismail Y. Rabbi, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Nigeria
  • Luis Augusto Becerra Lopez-Lavalle, International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), Colombia
  • S. Hauser and F. Ekeleme, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Nigeria
  • Dunstan S. C. Spencer, Enterprise Development Services Ltd, Sierra Leone; and Chuma Ezedinma, UNIDO, Nigeria
  • Clair H. Hershey, formerly CIAT, Colombia
  • Tin Maung Aye, CIAT, Vietnam ; and Reinhardt Howeler , CIAT Emeritus - formerly CIAT, Thailand
  • James George and Sarojini Amma Sunitha, ICAR-Central Tuber Crops Research Institute, India
  • George Marechera and Grace Muinga, African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF), Kenya
  • Reinhardt Howeler, CIAT Emeritus - formerly CIAT, Thailand
  • Reinhardt Howeler, CIAT Emeritus - formerly CIAT, Thailand
  • Tin Maung Aye, CIAT, Vietnam
  • Olivier F. Vilpoux , Denilson de Oliveira Guilherme , and Marney Pascoli Cereda , Catholic University of Campo Grande, Brazil
  • Kuakoon Piyachomkwan and Sittichoke Wanlapatit, National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Thailand; and Klanarong Sriroth, Kasetsart University, Thailand
  • Claude M. Fauquet and Joe Tohme, International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), Colombia
  • Thomas W. Kuyper, Wageningen University, The Netherlands; and Samuel Adjei-Nsiah, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ghana
  • Keith Tomlins and Ben Bennett , Natural Resources Institute, University of Greenwich, UK
  • Reinhardt Howeler, CIAT Emeritus - formerly CIAT, Thailand
  • Kolawole Adebayo, Federal University of Agriculture, Nigeria
  • Doyle McKey, Montpellier University, France; Marc Delêtre, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
  • Aurélie Bechoff, Natural Resources Institute, University of Greenwich, UK
  • P. Zhang, Q. Ma, M. Naconsie, X. Wu, W. Zhou, National Key Laboratory of Plant Molecular Genetics, CAS Center for Excellence in Molecular Plant Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China and J. Yang, Shanghai Chenshan Plant Science Research Center, Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden, China
  • Pim Lindhout, Michiel de Vries, Menno ter Maat, Su Ying, Marcela Viquez-Zamora and Sjaak van Heusden, Solynta, The Netherlands
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