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EVALUATION OF SWEETPOTATO VARIETIES FOR RESISTANCE TO SWEET POTATO VIRUS DISEASE AND ADAPTABILITY
Sweetpotato virus disease (SPVD) is caused by dual infection of the aphidborne sweetpotato feathery mottle virus (SPFMV) and the whitefly-borne sweetpotato chlorotic stunt virus (SPCSV) and it greatly reduces tuber ...
Strategies of maintaining sweetpotato nurseries free from insect vectors that spread sweetpotato virus disease
(African Crop Science Society, 2007)
Sweetpotato is a food security crop for smallholder farmers in East Africa especially during natural disasters, civil unrest or severe economic hardships. Pest and disease constraints are the most important biotic stresses ...
Resistance of sweetpotato genotypes to sweetpotato virus disease in coastal Kenya
(El-Minia, Egypt, 2007)
Abstract: Sweet potato is a food and cash crop in the coastal region of Kenya but the sweetpotato virus disease is also prevalent in the area. Selection of sweetpotato varieties resistant to SPVD and with desirable consumer ...