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Sweetpotato Major Pests, Diseases and Nutritional Disorders

This field guide presents information on common pests, diseases and nutritional disorders of sweetpotato. It is intended primarily as a tool for correct identification of these problems and ailments, as an essential first step in their control. The principal entries in this guide are accompanied by photographs or illustrations, and …
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Sweetpotato: Major Pests, Diseases and Nutritional Disorders

This field guide presents information on common pests, diseases and nutritional disorders of sweetpotato. It is intended primarily as a tool for correct identification of these problems and ailments as an essential first step in their control. The principal entries in the guide are accompanied by photographs or illustrations, and …
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Damage to storage roots by insect pests

Damage to sweetpotato storage roots by insect pests, even when it occurs before harvest, can be considered a post-harvest problem. It reduces both the nutritional and economic value of the storage roots thus reducing the shelf life. This chapter describes the insect pests that damage these storage roots. Additionally, two …
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