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We are looking for a postdoc with experience in cassava genetic engineering and genomics.
Could you please notify your cassava mailing list about the position?
More information about the position can be found at this job portal:

Sebastian Marquardt


I am a young agrepreneur with interest in cassava production and processing; hence I wish to associate with people of like mind. If you any progressive news kindly share with me and if you like to know better about me kindly visit my website: My e.mail is

Best regards,

M.O. Falola
I, A.V.V. Koundinya, am working as a scientist in ICAR-Central Tuber Crops Research Institute, Trivandrum. I want to work on drought tolearnce in cassava (Manihot esculenta). I want you clarify some doubts and provide suggestions.

I downloaded EST (m RNA sequences) unique to the dehydration stress in cassava. I could not find any SSR regions in these sequences to use them as ESSR markers. Is it necessary to have sequence repeats to use them as markers? or can we use them directly without sequence repeats? Please help.​

Thanking you,
I am very much interested in testing the Beta version if you wouldn't mind Greg.
Farmers are faced with the challenge of producing sufficient crops to meet growing consumer demand while maintaining the quality and quantity of resources for future generations. Scientists at the U.S. Department of Agriculture are developing research-based technologies to help farmers increase productivity and production efficiency while practicing sustainable agriculture.

Field and forage (agronomic) crops are grown on most of the 200 million acres of harvested cropland in the United States. Agronomic crops provide the food, feed grain, oil, and fiber for domestic consumption and are a major component of U.S. export trade. Horticultural plants — those grown specifically for human use — offer variety to human diets and enhance the living environment.
Dear cassavabase,
As from next month, am planning to plant @ 25 ha of the high yield variant 8034 developped by IRAD in Cameroon.
I would appreciate receiving some advices to properly conduct the growing process till harvesting.
Also please advise if any international market is opened to swallow part or full production in due time.

B. Rgrds.

I intend to start a cassava farm and will need information on high yield variants and technical support.

I am also looking at getting markets abroad that make use of cassava or any of its bye products. A mentorship in this regard will certainly be most welcome.

If you have links or information pls reply my post or email .

I look forward to hearing from you .

Sola Adeniyi,
Lagos , Nigeria.
We've developed a platform for measuring plant health and photosynthesis called Photosynq ( We're looking for beta testers who are plant breeders, farmers, citizen scientists and plant scientists. The project is completely open source (software, hardware, and data). Cassavabase may be a great place to use the device to identify traits related to photosynthesis.

Do you think this is a good application? If there's anyone interested in taking part, we'll be doing a beta test in the next 4 months and we'd love to get folks involved. The link is .

Thanks and hope to hear more.

Started by:
Lukas Mueller
2024-03-29 02:28:41
Discuss issues about Genomic Selection (GS) here.
Started by:
Alex Steven
2023-10-11 09:18:06
I am a college student and work in plant breeding. I want to research genome-wide analysis of cassava disease-related gene families. Any suggestions?
Could we add a tool to allow the user to see how many clones of a list is present in each genotyping protocol?
I am helping some students to download the genotyping data, but we do not know which genotyping protocol to request the download.
Thank you
Started by:
bob zhang
2019-02-22 04:43:41
My email address More cassava machinery click
Working principle
This cassava planter is equipped with high capacity and needs match with 90-110HP tractor. Two users sit on the chair to pick cassava into hole when the machine begins to work. Cassava is cut into lump through sharp blade and then drop in soil.
A number of cassava breeders are in the search of an electronic device (preferably a phone) that offer a good compromise between cost and operability (screen resolution, battery autonomy, etc...) for digital data collection (with the Fieldbook app for example).
The Motog5 is often cited as a good one but its price is on getting higher.
Any experience with other phone or handheld devices to share?
Started by:
bob zhang
2018-11-26 02:31:17
My email address More cassava machinery click
eief introduction
1.Cassava slicer is easy to operate and equipped with low consumption and large output.It has wheels and can be moved easily
2.Cassaca cutter machine can remove the skin and cut the whoke cassave into pieces,which is widely applied to food processing industries.
3.The thickness of piece can be adjusted that is about 5-20mm
4.We have electric motor and diesel engines for your reference
5.This slicer machine not only can peel cassava,but also sweet potato and potato etc
Started by:
Lukas Mueller
2018-06-21 08:17:07
Please add open positions in this topic.
Started by:
Lukas Mueller
2012-03-21 17:34:00
Questions and comments on cassava sequencing.
Started by:
Steve Rounsley
2012-03-21 17:28:51
Announcement and discussion about the Cassava Genomics Competition