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Cover for Cassava: pests and diseases.

Cassava is attacked by numerous pests and diseases that cause significant losses, especially in South America, its area of origin. Some pathogens attack only the stakes and invade the vascular system, constituting primary sources of infection, while others attack only foliar or root tissues. This...

Author(s)
Lebot, V.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243369)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Phytophthora infestans</i> and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Phytophthora andina</i> on Solanaceous hosts in South America.

This review summarizes research on the closely related pathogens Phytophthora infestans and P. andina and their hosts in South America. The symptoms, host range and host preference, socio-economic importance, genetic and phenotypic diversity, history and origin of P. infestans and P. andina are...

Author(s)
Forbes, G. A.; Morales, J. G.; Restrepo, S.; Pérez, W.; Gamboa, S.; Ruiz, R.; Cedeño, L.; Fermin, G.; Andreu, A. B.; Acuña, I.; Oliva, R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640938)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The citrus orthezia, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Praelongorthezia praelonga</i> (Douglas) (Hemiptera: Ortheziidae), a potential invasive species.

The citrus orthezia, Praelongorthezia praelonga (Hemiptera: Ortheziidae), is a highly polyphagous scale insect that causes plant damage both directly by its feeding and indirectly due to its associated sooty moulds (generally caused by a fungus, Capnodium sp.). This Neotropical species currently is ...

Author(s)
Kondo, T.; Peronti, A. L.; Kozár, F.; Szita, É.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938291)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The viruses and virus diseases of cassava.

The history, symptoms, distribution and prevalence, aetiology, epidemiology and control of cassava viral diseases from Africa, South/Central America and Asia/Pacific are discussed.

Author(s)
Calvert, L. A.; Thresh, J. M.
ISBN
2001 CABI (H ISBN 9780851995243)
Type
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