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Sweetpotato Major Pests, Diseases and Nutritional Disorders

This is a field guide documenting 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. Each principal entry in the guide is accompanied by photograph or illustration, and pinpoint where specific problem occur. Additional information is provided on symptoms and recommended control practices, with emphasis on integrated crop management.

Authors: T. Ames, Nicole Smit, A.R. Braun, L.G. Skoglund, T. Ames, Nicole Smit, A.R. Braun, L.G. Skoglund

Contributors: Administrator, Administrator

Subjects: Crop Management


Publisher: international Potato Center

Publication Date: 1996

Identifier: ISBN: 92-9060-187-6

Rights: Open access

Keywords: common pest and diseases, Integrated crop management, nutritional disorders


Ames, T., Smit, N.E.J.M., Braun, A.R., O’Sullivan, J.N. and Skoglund, L.G. 1996. Sweetpotato: major pest, diseases, and nutritional disorders. International Potato Center (CIP). Lima, Peru. 152p