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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 5 (Page no: 69)

Status of coffee wilt disease in Tanzania.

This chapter describes the history of the coffee wilt disease (Gibberella xylarioides) in Tanzania, its geographical distribution, economic importance and control measures.

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: 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
  • Tanzania Coffee Research Institute (TaCRI), Lyamungu PO Box 3004, Moshi, Tanzania.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2010
  • ISBN
  • 9781845936419
  • Record Number
  • 20103151232