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CIAT Launches Book Summarizing the Application of Cassava Research Through the Years

October 17, 2012

The International Center for Tropical Agriculture's (CIAT) new publication, titled Cassava in the Third Millennium summarizes the accumulated knowledge and experience gained by cassava scientists over the same period across the cassava growing world. It focuses on applied results that will benefit growers, processors and consumers.

The publication consists of  27 peer-reviewed papers from CIAT and other scientists, covering cassava "production, processing, use and marketing systems" across the tropics. The content has been updated to reflect the new challenges and advances in cassava research that have taken place in the last decade.

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