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Realizing Africa's Rice Promise

By: Marco CS Wopereis(Editor), David E Johnson(Editor), Nourollah Ahmadi(Editor), Eric Tollens(Editor), Abdulai Jalloh(Editor)
Publisher: CABI Publishing
Realizing Africa's Rice Promise
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At a time when Africa's food security stands threatened, this volume provides a comprehensive overview of state-of-the-art research and recommendations for dealing with future challenges. With contributions from the key scientists working on rice in Africa, the book addresses policy, genetic diversity and improvement, sustainable productivity enhancement, innovations and value chains.


1. Preface
2. Introduction
3. Africa's rice economy
4. Forty years of rice R&D: Achievements and lessons learned
5. Rice performance and potential in Africa
6. Diversity of rice and related wild species
7. Rice varietal development in Africa
8. Making rice genomics work for Africa
9. Increasing rice tolerance to abiotic constraints in Africa
10. Increasing rice resistance to biotic constraints in Africa
11. Lessons from participatory varietal selection work for rice across Africa
12. Farmer demand for rice traits and implication for breeders
13. Hybrid rice in Africa: Challenges and prospects
14. Sustainable seed systems: Opportunities and lessons from elsewhere
15. Improving the grain quality for African rice
16. The biophysical constraints in rice production in Africa
17. The water challenge for rice in Africa
18. Weed management strategies for the rice environments in Africa
19. Rice disease management in Africa
20. Bird damage incidence and control in rice in Africa
21. Rice insect pest management in Africa
22. Natural resource management for rice in Africa
23. Integrated approaches to rice management
24. Climate change: What does it mean for rice in Africa?
25. Actors in gender in rice sector development
26. Consumer preferences for rice in Africa
27. Tailoring African rice value chains to consumers
28. Challenges of mechanization and post-harvest processing
29. Innovative ways of enhancing rural learning in Africa
30. Priorities for action to realize Africa's rice promise

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By: Marco CS Wopereis(Editor), David E Johnson(Editor), Nourollah Ahmadi(Editor), Eric Tollens(Editor), Abdulai Jalloh(Editor)
Publisher: CABI Publishing
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