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Cassava brown streak disease in Rwanda, the associated viruses and disease phenotypes
Phylogenetic analysis and the estimates of evolutionary divergence, using partial sequences (210 nt) of the coat protein gene, revealed that in Rwanda there is one type of CBSV and an indication of diverse UCBSV.
In vitro regeneration of selected Kenyan papaya ( Carica papaya L. ) lines through shoot tip culture
An in vitro regeneration of selected papaya lines through shoot tip culture was established and IBA at 2.5 mg/l produced the highest number of roots, root length and highest percentage of rooting induction.
Morphological characterization and identification of phytophthora species causing citrus gummosis in Kenya
- L. Mounde, E. Ateka, A. Kihurani, L. Wasilwa
- BiologyAfrican Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition…
- 14 December 2012
Based on these studies, it may be concluded that P. citrophthora, P. nicotianae and P. syringae are the Phytophthora species associated with citrus gummosis in Kenya.
Factors influencing adoption of cover crops for weed management in Machakos and Makueni counties of Kenya
Managing diseases and pests of indigenous vegetables for GAP compliance in Sub- Saharan Africa
Effect of Lablab purpureus L. cover crop and imidazolinone resistant (IR) maize on weeds in drought prone areas, Kenya
Sweetpotato cultivars differ in efficiency of wound healing
Occurrence and distribution of citrus gummosis (Phytophthora spp.) in Kenya
Citrus gummosis is widespread in Kenya and continues to gain importance as a constraint to citrus production, and Concerted efforts should be directed towards educating farmers and extension personnel about the disease’s spread and management.
Occurrence and diversity of nematode destroying fungi in banana production zones in Maragua, Kenya
It can be concluded that, soils in the banana production zones are rich in nematode destroying fungi and M. cionopagum is being the most wide spread species.
Enhancement of bacterial wilt resistance and rhizosphere health in tomato using bionanocomposites
It is argued that substitution of nanoclay with MSN makes the process of synthesizing the bionanocomposites sustainable, due to ease of availability with no significant difference in efficacy between the nanoparticles.