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Coffee wilt disease.

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This book represents a compilation of the current knowledge of various aspects of coffee wilt disease (CWD) including information about the pathogen and its management. It covers the status of CWD in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, Ethiopia and Tanzania; the socio-economic impact of CWD; the biology, taxonomy and epidemiology of the CWD pathogen Gibberella xylarioides sensu lato; the hos...


Chapter 11 (Page no: 176)

Extension approaches and information dissemination for coffee wilt disease management in Africa: experiences from Ethiopia.

This chapter describes the information communication strategies and approaches used by RCWP (Regional Coffee Wilt Programme) for coffee wilt (Gibberella xylarioides) management in Ethiopia.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Introduction. Author(s): Flood, J.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 7) Coffee wilt disease in Democratic Republic of Congo. Author(s): Kalonji-Mbuyi, A. Djim, P. T. Saiba, N. T.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 28) Coffee wilt disease in Uganda. Author(s): Hakiza, G. J. Kyetere, D. T. Musoli, P. Wetala, P. Njuki, J. Kucel, P. Aluka, P. Kangire, A. Ogwang, J.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 50) Coffee wilt disease in Ethiopia. Author(s): Girma, A. Million, A. Hindorf, H. Arega, Z. Teferi, D. Jefuka, C.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 69) Status of coffee wilt disease in Tanzania. Author(s): Kilambo, D. L. Ng'homa, N. M. Teri, J. M. Masumbuko, L.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 83) Socio-economic impact of coffee wilt disease. Author(s): Musebe, R. O. Njuki, J. Mdemu, S. Lukwago, G. Shibru, A. Saiba, T.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 99) Biology, taxonomy and epidemiology of the coffee wilt pathogen Gibberella xylarioides sensu lato. Author(s): Rutherford, M. A. Bieysse, D. Lepoint, P. Maraite, H. M. M.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 120) Host-pathogen interactions in Coffea-Gibberella xylarioides pathosystem. Author(s): Girma, A. Bieysse, D. Musoli, P.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 137) Management of coffee wilt disease. Author(s): Phiri, N. Kimani, M. Negussie, E. Simons, S. Oduor, G.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 155) Breeding for resistance against coffee wilt disease. Author(s): Musoli, P. C. Girma, A. Hakiza, G. J. Kangire, A. Pinard, F. Agwanda, C. Bieysse, D.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 196) Concluding remarks. Author(s): Flood, J.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • CABI Africa, UN Avenue, ICRAF Complex, PO Box 633-00621, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2010
  • ISBN
  • 9781845936419
  • Record Number
  • 20103151016