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Cover for Managing the major diseases of rice in Africa.

This chapter provides an overview of rice diseases identified in Africa and their importance, with emphasis on rice blast (Pyricularia oryzae [Magnaporthe grisea]), rice yellow mottle disease (rice yellow mottle virus), and bacterial blight (Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae). The potential for...

Author(s)
Séré, Y.; Fargette, D.; Abo, M. E.; Wydra, K.; Bimerew, M.; Onasanya, A.; Akator, S. K.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938123)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Other African fruit: tamarind, marula and ackee.

This chapter on tamarind (Tamarindus indica), marula (Sclerocarya birrea) and ackee (Blighia sapida) covers the following: taxonomy, area of origin and geographical distribution, environmental conditions for growth (soil chemical and physical properties, and climate), plant morphology (whole tree,...

Author(s)
Paull, R. E.; Duarte, O.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937898)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diseases of fenugreek (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Trigonella foenum-graecum</i> L.) and their control measures, with special emphasis on fungal diseases.

Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum L.) is an annual legume crop cultivated in India, the Mediterranean region, China, parts of Africa, Europe and Australia and, in recent years, in North America. Although traditionally used as a spice crop, fenugreek has important medicinal and nutraceutical...

Author(s)
Acharya, S. N.; Thomas, J. E.; Prasad, R.; Basu, S. K.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936037)
Type
Book chapter

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