Drought effects on root and tuber production: A meta-analysis

Drought effects on root and tuber production: A meta-analysis •Drought resistance of cassava and sweet potato is related to their survival rather than yield.•In terms of yield, sweet potatoes have higher drought sensitivity than potatoes.•Based on plant characteristics, yam is highly suitable for drought-prone areas.•Root/tuber crops are more sensitive to drought during tuberization than during vegetative phase. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Agricultural Water Management Elsevier

Drought effects on root and tuber production: A meta-analysis

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Elsevier
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Copyright © 2016 Elsevier B.V.
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0378-3774
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10.1016/j.agwat.2016.05.019
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Abstract

•Drought resistance of cassava and sweet potato is related to their survival rather than yield.•In terms of yield, sweet potatoes have higher drought sensitivity than potatoes.•Based on plant characteristics, yam is highly suitable for drought-prone areas.•Root/tuber crops are more sensitive to drought during tuberization than during vegetative phase.

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Agricultural Water ManagementElsevier

Published: Oct 1, 2016

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