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CABI Book Chapter

Coffee wilt disease.

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This book represents a compilation of the current knowledge of various aspects of coffee wilt disease (CWD) including information about the pathogen and its management. It covers the status of CWD in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, Ethiopia and Tanzania; the socio-economic impact of CWD; the biology, taxonomy and epidemiology of the CWD pathogen Gibberella xylarioides sensu lato; the hos...

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Chapter 6 (Page no: 83)

Socio-economic impact of coffee wilt disease.

This chapter describes the severity and incidence of coffee wilt disease (Gibberella xylarioides) in East and Central Africa and discusses its impact on coffee production and productivity as well as its contribution to income, foreign currency, employment and livelihood.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Introduction. Author(s): Flood, J.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 7) Coffee wilt disease in Democratic Republic of Congo. Author(s): Kalonji-Mbuyi, A. Djim, P. T. Saiba, N. T.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 28) Coffee wilt disease in Uganda. Author(s): Hakiza, G. J. Kyetere, D. T. Musoli, P. Wetala, P. Njuki, J. Kucel, P. Aluka, P. Kangire, A. Ogwang, J.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 50) Coffee wilt disease in Ethiopia. Author(s): Girma, A. Million, A. Hindorf, H. Arega, Z. Teferi, D. Jefuka, C.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 69) Status of coffee wilt disease in Tanzania. Author(s): Kilambo, D. L. Ng'homa, N. M. Teri, J. M. Masumbuko, L.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 99) Biology, taxonomy and epidemiology of the coffee wilt pathogen Gibberella xylarioides sensu lato. Author(s): Rutherford, M. A. Bieysse, D. Lepoint, P. Maraite, H. M. M.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 120) Host-pathogen interactions in Coffea-Gibberella xylarioides pathosystem. Author(s): Girma, A. Bieysse, D. Musoli, P.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 137) Management of coffee wilt disease. Author(s): Phiri, N. Kimani, M. Negussie, E. Simons, S. Oduor, G.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 155) Breeding for resistance against coffee wilt disease. Author(s): Musoli, P. C. Girma, A. Hakiza, G. J. Kangire, A. Pinard, F. Agwanda, C. Bieysse, D.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 176) Extension approaches and information dissemination for coffee wilt disease management in Africa: experiences from Ethiopia. Author(s): Negussie, E. Kimani, M. Girma, A. Phiri, N. Teshome, D.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 196) Concluding remarks. Author(s): Flood, J.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • CABI Africa, UN Avenue, ICRAF Complex, PO Box 633-00621, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2010
  • ISBN
  • 9781845936419
  • Record Number
  • 20103151230