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What is damaging my sweetpotato? A field guide for farmers on pests and diseases of sweetpotato in sub-Saharan Africa

This is a farm guide developed for the sweetpotato integrated production and pest management (IPPM) farmer field schools (FFS) to aid them towards continued experimentation with different pest and disease management options. The main content of this guide describes origin of pest and diseases, the most devastating insect pest of SP, most serious SP diseases, weeds, vertebrate pest and nematodes. It concludes by giving additional ideas for pest and/or disease management activities and experiments.

Authors: Tanya Stathers, Olupot M, Namanda S, Robert Mwanga, Khisa G, Julianus T, Ndamugoba D, Kapinga R, Richard Gibson, Tanya Stathers, Olupot M, Namanda S, Robert Mwanga, Khisa G, Julianus T, Ndamugoba D, Kapinga R, Richard Gibson

Contributors: Administrator, Administrator

Subjects: Pest and Disease Management

Pages: 13

Publisher: International Potato Center

Publication Date: 2006

Keywords: Disease management, Insect pest, pest management, Sweetpotato Integrated Production

HOW TO CITE

Stather, T.E., Olupot, M., Namanda, S. Mwanga, R.O.M., Khisa, G., Gibson, R.W., Julianus, T., Ndamugoba, D., Kapinga, R. 2006. What is damaging my sweetpotato? A field guide for farmers on pest and diseases of sweetpotato. International Potato Center, Kampala, Uganda, pp 26. ISBN 9970-895-05-2