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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...


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Coffee wilt disease in Ethiopia.

This chapter reviews the status of coffee wilt disease (caused by Gibberella xylarioides), including its occurrence, distribution and importance on arabica coffee in Ethiopia, and highlights some of the factors accelerating the disease and efforts made to contain the problem.

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: 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: 11 (Page no: 176) Extension approaches and information dissemination for coffee wilt disease management in Africa: experiences from Ethiopia. Author(s): Negussie, E. Kimani, M. Girma, A. Phiri, N. Teshome, D.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 196) Concluding remarks. Author(s): Flood, J.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Jimma Agricultural Research Center, Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research, PO Box 192, Jimma, Ethiopia.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2010
  • ISBN
  • 9781845936419
  • Record Number
  • 20103151068