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Cover for Macropropagation of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Musa</i> spp. in Burundi: a preliminary study.

Macropropagation is considered as a rapid means of producing, at a local level, numerous plantlets of preferred and/or improved Musa spp. cultivars at a putative low cost. The technology was evaluated in an on-station research-led experiment covering two contrasting agro-ecological sites in...

Author(s)
Lepoint, P.; Iradukunda, F.; Blomme, G.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642314)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Use of DNA capture kits to collect <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Xanthomonas campestris</i> pv. <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">musacearum</i> and banana bunchy top virus pathogen DNA for molecular diagnostics.

Banana Xanthomonas wilt, caused by the bacterium Xanthomonas campestris pv. musacearum, and banana bunchy top virus disease (BBTD), caused by the banana bunchy top virus (BBTV), are two of the most devastating diseases of banana in East and Central Africa, and cause significant losses in food...

Author(s)
Ramathani, I.; Beed, F.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642314)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Agronomic practices for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Musa</i> across different agro-ecological zones in Burundi, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda.

The Great Lakes countries of East and Central Africa, including Rwanda, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) are a secondary centre of Musa diversity, especially for East African highland bananas (Musa AAA-EA group) and plantains (ABB). Musa cultivation in this region is...

Author(s)
Ocimati, W.; Karamura, D.; Rutikanga, A.; Sivirihauma, C.; Ndungo, V.; Ntamwira, J.; Kamira, M.; Kanyaruguru, J. P.; Blomme, G.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642314)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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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