1st Edition

Sweet Potato Products A Natural Resource for the Tropics

By John C. Bouwkamp Copyright 1985
    280 Pages
    by CRC Press

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    It has been the goal in this volume to summarize the current level of understanding in a number of areas relating to sweet potato production and utilization. To accomplish this, a group of authors, each with broad experience in the selected areas, was assembled. It is hoped that this volume will be useful as a beginning point- a foundation for further research efforts.

    Part 1: 1. Production Requirements 2. Major Disease Pests 3. Major Insect Pests 4. The Physiology of Yield in the Sweet Potato Part 2: 5. Sweet Potato Production and Utilization in Asia and the Pacific 6. Relative Nutrient Costs and Nutritional Value 7. Fresh Roots for Human Consumptions 8. Sweet Potato Vine Tips as Vegetables 9. Processing of Sweet Potatoes � Canning, Freezing, Dehydrating 10. Formulated Sweet Potato Products 11. Industrial Products from Sweet Potatoes 12. Roots and Vines as Animal Feeds


    John C. Bouwkamp