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Bacterial blight of pomegranate is a highly devastating disease recording 60 to 80% yield loss in India. Most of the improved commercial cultivars of pomegranate are facing the risk of genetic vulnerability in the absence of resistant germplasm. The search for resistant varieties forms the basis...

Author(s)
Sangma, D.; Neelam Thakur; Dinesh Singh
Publisher
MKK Publication, Kolkata, India
Citation
Environment and Ecology, 2017, 35, 3A, pp 1929-1931
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Mealybug wilt of pineapple (MWP) is a major viral disease of pineapple [Ananas comosus (L) Merr.] in Ghana. Its incidence and extent of damage have not been extensively studied in the country. The study was conducted to determine pineapple farmers' perception of the effect and management of the MWP ...

Author(s)
Sarpong, T. M.; Asare-Bediako, E.; Acheampong, L.
Publisher
Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria (AESON), Ilorin, Nigeria
Citation
Journal of Agricultural Extension, 2017, 21, 2, pp 1-16
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The study assessed farmers' awareness of tomato yellow leaf curl virus (TYLCV) disease and their agronomic and disease management practices in the Efutu municipality, Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abirem (KEEA), and Mfantseman districts which are leading tomato producing centres in the Central Region of...

Author(s)
Asare-Bediako, E.; Mensah-Wonkyi, D.; Puije, G. C. van der; Abole, E.
Publisher
Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria (AESON), Ilorin, Nigeria
Citation
Journal of Agricultural Extension, 2017, 21, 2, pp 67-78
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In Pakistan, on an average 6 million tons of rice is produced each year that is about 30% of the world's paddy rice. Rice grain discoloration disease (a bacterial/fungal disease) is emerging as a major threat in Pakistan that deteriorates grain quality and texture. With abrupt changes in climatic...

Author(s)
Ashfaq, M.; Mubashar, U.; Haider, M. S.; Ali, M.; Ali, A.; Sajjad, M.
Publisher
Pakistan Agricultural Scientists Forum, Lahore, Pakistan
Citation
JAPS, Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences, 2017, 27, 3, pp 696-707
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Aim: The yellow peach moth, Conogethes punctiferalis (Guenée), has become the major insect pest of corn in Huang-Huai-Hai Region. This study aims to clarify the relationship between the occurrence of C. punctiferalis and the severity of corn ear rot, and the effect of ear infestation by C....

Author(s)
Liu Yue; Li RongRong; He KangLai; Bai ShuXiong; Zhang TianTao; Cong Bin; Wang ZhenYing
Publisher
Editorial Office of Acta Entomologica Sinica, Beijing, China
Citation
Acta Entomologica Sinica, 2017, 60, 5, pp 576-581
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Angular leaf spot (Pseudocercospora griseola Crous U, Brown) is one of the most important diseases hindering common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) production in the Great Lakes Region of Africa, including the Democratic Republic of Congo. The disease causes extreme yield losses, estimated at 384.2...

Author(s)
Kijana, R.; Abang, M.; Edema, R.; Mukankusi, C.; Buruchara, R.
Publisher
African Crop Science Society, Kampala, Uganda
Citation
African Crop Science Journal, 2017, 25, 1, pp 109-122
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Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp.) is a legume attacked by several field insect pests, with flower thrips (Megalurothrips sjostedti Trybom) being the most damaging. It causes 20 to 100% yield losses. Cowpea constitutes an important source of protein for resource poor households in Africa. The...

Author(s)
Agbahoungba, S.; Karungi, J.; Odong, T. L.; Badji, A.; Sadik, K.; Rubaihayo, P. R.
Publisher
African Crop Science Society, Kampala, Uganda
Citation
African Crop Science Journal, 2017, 25, 1, pp 1-24
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Economy is forcing farmers into a reduced number of crops in crop rotation but interaction between wheat and unfavourable pre-crops can cause yield losses. The reaction of eight winter wheat cultivars grown in the Czech Republic to four different pre-crops (OSR or pea, grain maize, second wheat,...

Author(s)
Bížová, I.; Palicová, J.; Hanzalová, A.; Bláha, T.
Publisher
Univesität für Bodenkultur Wien, Vienna, Austria
Citation
Tagungsband der 67. Jahrestagung der Vereinigung der Pflanzenzüchter und Saatgutkaufleute Österreichs, Resistance against biotic pathogens; Plant-microbe interactions, Raumberg-Gumpenstein, Austria, 21-23 November 2016, 2017, pp 23-24
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The leaves of all cereal species as well as many other grasses can be infected by the fungus Microdochium sp. (a teleomorph of Monographella sp.). Humid weather conditions are essential for the spread of the disease. The symptoms become visible during the late stages of stem elongation and can...

Author(s)
Oberforster, M.; Flamm, C.
Publisher
Univesität für Bodenkultur Wien, Vienna, Austria
Citation
Tagungsband der 67. Jahrestagung der Vereinigung der Pflanzenzüchter und Saatgutkaufleute Österreichs, Resistance against biotic pathogens; Plant-microbe interactions, Raumberg-Gumpenstein, Austria, 21-23 November 2016, 2017, pp 21-22
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Gray mold caused by Botrytis cinerea is one of the most important diseases of grape and causes significant yield losses. Eighty-two isolates of B. cinerea causing gray mold disease in grape berries and strawberries were collected from markets and orchards in Chiang Mai province, northern Thailand....

Author(s)
Mekwilai, T.; Nalumpang, S.
Publisher
Association of Agricultural Technology in Southeast Asia (AATSEA), Ladkrabang, Thailand
Citation
International Journal of Agricultural Technology, 2017, 13, 2, pp 169-182

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