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INCIDENCE OF PESTS AND DISEASES AFFECTING BANANA IN A COMMERCIAL BANANA PRODUCTION SETTING IN KENYA

@inproceedings{Wachira2013INCIDENCEOP,
  title={INCIDENCE OF PESTS AND DISEASES AFFECTING BANANA IN A COMMERCIAL BANANA PRODUCTION SETTING IN KENYA},
  author={Peter M. Wachira and Samuel Waweru Mwaniki and Moses Mwaniki Ndiritu and John Wangai Kimenju and Violet Gathaara},
  year={2013}
}
A decline in productivity has been reported in areas that were previously regarded as the pivots of banana production in Kenya. The purpose of this study was to identify the major biotic constraints to banana production in Maragua district. The study area was stratified into three zones based on the altitude, the lower, the middle and the upper production zones. A semi-structured questionnaire was administered among 60 farmers followed by farm visits to assess the incidence of pests and… 

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