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Cover for Cotton leaf curl virus (leaf curl disease of cotton)

Cotton leaf curl virus has been responsible for yield loss in all affected cotton-growing areas in Africa since its discovery....

Cover for Cassava brown streak viruses (cassava brown streak disease)

CBSD was formerly of limited importance in Africa as a whole because of its restricted distribution along lowland coastal areas of Kenya...


SPCSV alone may cause only small yield losses in the first year, but up to 30% in the second year. However, in combination with Sweet potato...


The measurements of the female of the type specimen are as follows: head, length 0.13 mm, width 0.13 mm; prothorax, length 0.108 mm, width...

Cover for Lettuce infectious yellows virus (infectious yellows of lettuce)

Severe losses (20-70%) caused by LIYV were thought to be associated with unprecedented increases in the population of the whitefly vector Bemisia...


D. ambrosioides is a herb considered a cosmopolitan weed (Correa et al., 2004). It produces thousands of small seeds that can be...


Melinis repens, commonly known as Natal grass, is a short-lived perennial...


Within and outside its native distribution range, N. canescens is an herbaceous species that often grows in disturbed and open...

Cover for Canna indica (canna lilly)

C. indica is native to South and Central America including the Caribbean, but has been introduced pan-tropically, more recently as an...

Cover for High plains virus (high plains disease)

A fully susceptible maize hybrid may be killed in the seedling stage by early infection. This has been observed more commonly in sweetcorn than in...

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