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Achieving sustainable cultivation of potatoes Volume 2

Edited by Dr Stuart Wale

The second of this two-volume collection discusses ways of improving cultivation across the supply chain from seed selection and planting to post-harvest storage. It also reviews research on the better understanding and management of key pests and diseases.

About the Editor

Dr Stuart Wale is a potato agronomist and researcher with 40 years' experience for SAC Consulting, a Division of SRUC (Scotland’s Rural College). He was formerly Head of Crop Services at the Scottish Agricultural College (SAC – the forerunner of SRUC). He has published widely on potato diseases in particular, co-editing Diseases, pests and disorders of potatoes: a colour handbook, and is a former President of the British Society of Plant Pathology. Dr Wale also has his own consultancy company: Potato Dynamics Ltd.
Publication date: 10 September 2018 Number of pages: 328



£170.00
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Achieving sustainable cultivation of grain legumes Volume 1

Edited by Dr Shoba Sivasankar, Dr David Bergvinson, Dr Pooran Gaur, Dr Shiv Kumar Agrawal, Dr Steve Beebe, and Dr Manuele Tamò

Grain legumes are widely seen as a key food security crop in the developing world. This major two-collection reviews the wealth of recent research on improving cultivation of this major crop. This first volume ranges from plant physiology and breeding through to better cultivation techniques.

About the Editors

Dr Shoba Sivasankar was formerly the Director of both the CGIAR Research Program on Grain Legumes and the Research Program on Dryland Cereals. She was based at the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) in India.
Dr David Bergvinson is Director-General of ICRISAT.
Dr Pooran Gaur is Assistant Director of the Grain Legumes Research Program and Principal Scientist for chickpea breeding at ICRISAT.
Dr Shiv Kumar Agrawal is Food Legumes Coordinator within the Biodiversity and Integrated Gene Management Program at the International Centre for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) based in Morocco.
Dr Steve Beebe is Leader of the Bean Program at the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) in Colombia.
Dr Manuele Tamò is insect ecologist at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) in Benin, with a particular focus on IPM in cereal-legume systems. He has worked with organisation such as AVRDC, ICRISAT and AfriceRice on IPM projects in many countries.
Publication date: 12 March 2018 Number of pages: 432



£190.00
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Achieving sustainable cultivation of grain legumes Volume 2

Edited by Dr Shoba Sivasankar, Dr David Bergvinson, Dr Pooran Gaur, Dr Shiv Kumar Agrawal, Dr Steve Beebe, and Dr Manuele Tamò

The second volume in this collection focusses on improving the cultivation of particular grain legumes, starting with common beans, lentils, soybeans and groundnuts. A second group of chapters discusses cowpea, faba beans and pigeonpea.

About the Editors

Dr Shoba Sivasankar was formerly the Director of both the CGIAR Research Program on Grain Legumes and the Research Program on Dryland Cereals. She was based at the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) in India.
Dr David Bergvinson is Director-General of ICRISAT.
Dr Pooran Gaur is Assistant Director of the Grain Legumes Research Program and Principal Scientist for chickpea breeding at ICRISAT.
Dr Shiv Kumar Agrawal is Food Legumes Coordinator within the Biodiversity and Integrated Gene Management Program at the International Centre for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) based in Morocco.
Dr Steve Beebe is Leader of the Bean Program at the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) in Colombia.
Dr Manuele Tamò is insect ecologist at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) in Benin, with a particular focus on IPM in cereal-legume systems. He has worked with organisation such as AVRDC, ICRISAT and AfriceRice on IPM projects in many countries.
Publication date: 18 January 2018 Number of pages: 398



£170.00
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Achieving sustainable cultivation of cassava Volume 1

Edited by Dr Clair H. Hershey

This collection begins by reviewing the current state of cassava cultivation, before going on to review the range of techniques enabling sustainable intensification, from seed systems management to intercropping and post-harvest management.

About the Editor

Dr Clair Hershey is former Cassava Program Leader at the world-famous International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) in Colombia. With a background in plant breeding, Dr Hershey has previously worked for the FAO and the Global Partnership Initiative for Plant Breeding Capacity Building (GIPB) and was Editor of Plant Breeding News.
Publication date: 31 July 2017 Number of pages: 424



£190.00
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Achieving sustainable cultivation of cassava Volume 2

Edited by Dr Clair H. Hershey

Volume 2 reviews genetic resources and breeding techniques as well as their use to produce varieties with traits such as enhanced resistance to biotic and abiotic stresses. It also discusses key pests and diseases and their management in making cultivation more efficient and sustainable.

About the Editor

Dr Clair Hershey is former Cassava Program Leader at the world-famous International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) in Colombia. With a background in plant breeding, Dr Hershey has previously worked for the FAO and the Global Partnership Initiative for Plant Breeding Capacity Building (GIPB) and was Editor of Plant Breeding News.
Publication date: 31 August 2017 Number of pages: 322



£140.00
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Achieving sustainable cultivation of potatoes Volume 1

Edited by Prof. Gefu Wang-Pruski

Potatoes have long been one of the world’s most important crops. The first volume in this two-volume sequence reviews advances in understanding plant physiology, genetics and breeding. It also discusses ways of understanding the nutritional and sensory properties of potatoes.

About the Editor

Dr Gefu Wang-Pruski is Professor of Molecular Genomics in the Faculty of Agriculture at Dalhousie University, Canada. Her research focuses on potato genetics and its implications for tuber quality and resistance to abiotic and biotic stresses, areas in which she has published widely.
Publication date: 09 August 2018 Number of pages: 320



£150.00
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