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Potato and Sweet Potato in Bangladesh Dr.MD. AyuburRahman The CGPRT Centre Working Paper Series, March 1990 WORKING PAPER 7
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Potato and Sweet Potato in Bangladesh
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WORKING PAPER 7 Potato and Sweet Potato in Bangladesh Dr. MD. Ayubur Rahman CGPRT Centre Regional Co-ordination Centre for Research and Development of Coarse Grains, Pulses, Roots and Tuber Crops in the Humid Tropics of Asia and the Pacific
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vii List of Tables and Figures T a b l e P a g e 2.1 Growth and structure of GDP (in million taka at 1979-1980 factor cost ) ...................................................................................... 4 2.2 Trends in nutrition in Bangladesh, 1962-1982 ............................................................ 5 2.3 Imputed consumption per capita from crop production and imports, by food and nutrient types (g/capita/day) ......................................................................... 5 3.1 Variations in the mineral contents of potatoes ............................................................ 8 3.2 Vitamin C content of freshly harvested potatoes ........................................................... 9 3.3 Protein, energy-value, minerals and vitamins of various foods per 100grams of edible portion ............................................................................................................................. 10 3.4 Composition of 100 grams dry matter or wheat, rice and potato ................................ 10 3.5 Per hectare components of wheat/rice/potato crops .................................................. 11 4.1 Energy requirement by different income groups ............................................................ 13 4.2 Food intake (g/capita/day) for the rural population of Bangladesh by income group in 1981-1982 .............................................................................................................................. 14 4.3 Per capita intake of roots and tubers in 1962-1964, 1975-1976 and 1981-1982 ......... 14 5.1 Potato production in Bangladesh ................................................................................. 15 5.2 Sweet potato production in Bangladesh .......................................................... 16 5.2 Changes in land use for potato and sweet potato in Bangladesh, 1973-1982 (in millions of acres) ................................................................................................................... 17 6.1 Total quantity of food obtained from the staple crops ............................................... 22 7.1 Potato consumption in different Survey areas ................................................................ 27 7.2 Variety preference for potato consumption in different survey areas ......................... 27 8.2 Percentage of farmers and quantity of potato used in various study areas ................. 27
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viii Bangladesh Overview viii T a b l e P a g e 7.4 Percentage of farmer and quantity of potato used in various farm sizes
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