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Cover for Effect of length of fallow period after total uprooting of a Xanthomonas wilt-infected banana field on infection of newly established planting materials: case studies from Rwanda and eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

Xanthomonas wilt of banana, caused by Xanthomonas campestris pv. musacearum, is a devastating bacterial disease that can cause up to 100% yield loss when appropriate control measures are not implemented. Currently, cultural practices are the only recommended means for managing Xanthomonas wilt. No...

Author(s)
Sivirihauma, C.; Rutikanga, A.; Murekezi, C.; Blomme, G.; Anuarite, U.; Ocimati, W.; Lepoint, P.; Ndungo, V.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642314)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Xanthomonas wilt incidence in banana plots planted with asymptomatic suckers from a diseased field compared with plots using suckers from a disease-free zone in North Kivu, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

Xanthomonas wilt has the potential to infect each and every mat in a field. The disease can spread by insect vector transmission, from planting material or through the use of contaminated garden tools. A fallow period of at least 6 months, or the cultivation of a non-host crop, is advised after the ...

Author(s)
Sivirihauma, C.; Ndungo, N.; Ocimati, W.; Blomme, G.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642314)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Communication approaches for sustainable management of banana Xanthomonas wilt in East and Central Africa.

The East and Central African region has been devastated by a banana Xanthomonas wilt epidemic caused by Xanthomonas campestris pv. musacearum. Xanthomonas wilt is widespread in Uganda, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo), Rwanda, Kenya and Tanzania, and has been confirmed as present in...

Author(s)
Tinzaara, W.; Karamura, E.; Blomme, G.; Jogo, W.; Ocimati, W.; Kubiriba, J.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642314)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Banana bunchy top.

Among diseases caused by viruses, banana bunchy top disease (BBTD) caused by Banana bunchy top virus (BBTV) is considered to be the most serious disease affecting banana crops worldwide. This chapter describes the current distribution, transmission and aphid vector (Pentalonia nigronervosa) of...

Author(s)
Célestin, N.; Omondi, A. B.; Blomme, G.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644264)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Distribution, incidence and farmer knowledge of banana Xanthomonas wilt in Rwanda.

Banana Xanthomonas wilt was reported in Rwanda in 2005. The present study was conducted to determine the distribution and incidence of the disease and farmer knowledge of disease symptoms, modes of spread and control. A survey was conducted in Rwanda in 2009-2010 in 12 major banana-growing...

Author(s)
Night, G.; Gaidashova, S. V.; Nyirigira, A.; Mugiraneza, T.; Rutikanga, A.; Murekezi, C.; Nduwayezu, A.; Rurangwa, E.; Mugiraneza, T.; Mukase, F.; Ndayitegeye, O.; Tinzaara, W.; Karamura, E.; Jogo, W.; Rwomushana, I.; Opio, F.; Gahakwa, D.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642314)
Type
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