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, Max Olupot, Sam Namanda, Robert Mwanga, Godrick Khisa, Julianus T, Ndamugoba. D, Regina Kapinga, Richard Gibson, Tanya Stathers, Max Olupot, Sam Namanda, Robert Mwanga, Godrick Khisa, Julianus T, Ndamugoba. D, Regina Kapinga, Richard Gibson
Subjects: Pest and Disease Management
Publisher: International Potato Center
Publication Date: 2006
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