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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 host-pathogen interactions in Coffea-G. xylarioides pathosystem; management of CWD; breeding for resistance against CWD; and extension approaches and information dissemination for CWD management in Africa (with emphasis on experiences from Ethiopia).


Book Chapters

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: 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.

Book details

  • Author Affiliation
  • CABI, Bakeham Lane, Egham, Surrey TW20 9TY, UK.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2010
  • ISBN
  • 9781845936419
  • Record Number
  • 20103151287