6. New Approaches to Cassava Breeding

  1. Jules Janick
  1. Hernán Ceballos,
  2. Clair Hershey and
  3. Luis Augusto Becerra-López-Lavalle

Published Online: 26 SEP 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118358566.ch6

Plant Breeding Reviews, Volume 36

Plant Breeding Reviews, Volume 36

How to Cite

Ceballos, H., Hershey, C. and Becerra-López-Lavalle, L. A. (2012) New Approaches to Cassava Breeding, in Plant Breeding Reviews, Volume 36 (ed J. Janick), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118358566.ch6

Editor Information

  1. Purdue University, USA

Author Information

  1. International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), Apartado Aéreo 6713, Cali, Colombia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 SEP 2012
  2. Published Print: 14 SEP 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118345849

Online ISBN: 9781118358566



  • new approaches to cassava breeding;
  • cassava breeding, polyploidization and apomixis;
  • conventional and molecular genetics, genetic transformation;
  • climate change impact, making cassava drought resilient;
  • specialty versus general purpose cassava for markets and end use


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Genetic Resources

  • Cassava Breeding

  • Conventional and Molecular Genetics

  • Future Prospects

  • Literature Cited