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Conventional cassava cultivation in the uplands of NW Cambodia

Conventional cassava cultivation in the uplands of NW Cambodia, Rattanak Moudoul district, Battambang, Florent Tivet, june 2014
Conventional cassava cultivation in the uplands of NW Cambodia, Rattanak Moudoul district, Battambang, Florent Tivet, june 2014

Conventional cassava planting is based on disk ploughing and ridging increasing soil erosion by runoff and oxidation of soil organic matter. In addition, cassava is well know to export large amount of nitrogen and potassium through tubers production, and stems removal.