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CROP PROTECTION PROGRAMME: Promotion of and technical support for methods of controlling whitefly-borne viruses in sweet potato in East Africa

Sweet potato virus disease (SPVD) is the main disease of sweet potato in Africa and is caused by dual infection of sweet potato by the aphid-borne virus Sweet potato feathery mottle virus and the whitefly-borne Sweet potato chlorotic stunt virus. Extensive on-farm and on-station trials have shown that some newly-released …

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