Cassava is a perennial woody shrub with an edible root. Variety identifier is a tool developed at CTCRI to help scientists and extension workers to identify the variety. This tool is developed to help them identify the varieties correctly based on their morphological attribute.
Like other crops, cassava is vulnerable to pests and diseases that can cause heavy yield losses. Oushadham is an on line diagnostic system to identify the correctly the disease, pest or nutrient related problem affecting your crop and to suggest the remedial measures.
Tuber Information Cafe
Tuber Information Cafe (TIC), gives you all vital and neccessary information regarding all tuber crops that are cultivated in our country. It provides wide insights on the production, protection, improvement and utilization of the respective tuber crops.
Cassava market let you buy and sell cassava produce. The market for cassava as a food appears to provide the greatest potential for the greatest number of countries. The available national data permitted two market opportunities to be evaluated.
Insects, mites, spiders, and other creatures occur in cassava farms. Some of these creatures are harmful while others are beneficial. The harmful creatures are called pests because they feed on and damage cassava leaves and stems and roots, causing losses to the farmer.
Cassava Expert System
This is a web based expert system on cassava. Providing solutions to various problems faced by cassava farmers is the objective of this system. It is named after the great visionary His Highness Sree Visakham Thirunal, the Maharaja of erstwhile princely state of Travancore
Soil Nutrient Management
Plant nutrition is only one of more than fifty factors which directly affect both crop yield and quality. The availability of required nutrients, together with the degree of interaction between these nutrients and the soil, play a vital role.
Though starch occurs throughout the plant world, there are only a limited number of plants utilized extensively for the production of commercial starch. Cassava starch is produced mainly in the tropical countries.
Tuber Crops Statistics
Very small quantities of cassava raw tubers are being exported to Middle East and Gulf countries in two forms. a. Raw tubers b. Frozen cassava. Raw tubers are exported in cartons packed and filled with saw dust.