Survey of cassava virus diseases in Tanzania


A survey was carried out of African cassava mosaic geminivirus and cassava brown streak virus diseases (ACMD and CBSD) in Tanzania. ACMD occurred throughout the country at low to moderate incidences in the fifteen different regions surveyed (1-64%). The incidence was generally higher along the coastal plain than in higher altitude areas in the interior. There was a significant correlation between numbers of adults of the whitefly vector, Bemisia tabaci, and incidence of recently infected plants ( R = 0.77, p


International Journal of Pest Management (1998) 44 (1) 17-23 [DOI:10.1080/096708798228473]

Survey of cassava virus diseases in Tanzania

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