Demand of fresh cassava IncreasesUpdate: 3/10/2013
Looking ahead , while formally put into operation , 6 ethanol plant will consume about 3.5 million tonnes of fresh cassava / year .
At the Forum @ Agricultural Extension " Some solutions to sustainable development " by the National Center for Agriculture and Tay Ninh DARD held recently , many scientists agree that the demand for cassava as raw materials for production and processing of animal feed , biodiesel , used as food ... is very large .
Department of Crop Statistics ( MARD ) , the country has nearly 650 factories and processing facilities starch . The total design capacity of the processing plant industry was nearly 2.2 million tons of starch / year .
Mr. Nguyen Van Hoa - Horticulture Deputy Director also said that the country has six ethanol plants under construction in key areas for cassava , with a total capacity of about 550 million liters of ethanol / year . Looking ahead , while formally put into operation , 6 ethanol plant will consume about 3.5 million tonnes of fresh cassava / year .
In addition, the needs of industrial processing plants in the country is 2.2 million tons of starch / year , or about 8 million tonnes of fresh cassava roots . " As such , the national cassava production only reached approximately 10 million tons of fresh tubers , can not meet the demand for production and processing in the country " - he said Hoa .
Mr. Nguyen Thai Son - deputy director of Tay Ninh DARD also said that next , using the popular E5 , the number of manufacturing plants E5 will continue to be built , demand for cassava processing will increase further.
In recent years , area , yield and production of cassava in the country have increased sharply . Dr. Nguyen Nhu Hien - DCP also said that after each crop , cassava will take away a large amount of soil nutrients causing land degradation , silver recovery difficult . " So , for sustainable cassava needs sufficient fertilization and balance . Besides manure , fertilizer products should offer 40 - 80N with 20 - 40P205 and 80K2O per ha " - he proposed Constitution .
Source: http://danviet.vn - Thuan Hai