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Principal Virus Diseases of Sweetpotato-Their Control and Eradication

This article by Moyer describes the principal virus diseases, control and eradication in sweetpotato. One major proposed solution to the problem of viruses in sweetpotato germplasm will include more research on etiology of these diseases. This can be effective and reliable for virus-indexing or detection procedure development.


Moyer, J.W. 1988. Principal virus diseases of sweet potatoes, their control and eradication. Exploration, maintenance, and utilization of sweet potato genetic resources. International Potato Center, Lima, Peru.