Occurrence and Distribution of Banana Bunchy Top Disease in the Great Lakes Region of Africa

  • Célestin Niyongere, Turoop Losenge, +3 authors Pascale Lepoint
  • Published 2011
Banana bunchy top disease (BBTD) was first reported in 1958 in sub-Saharan Africa at the INEAC Yangambi research station in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo). Cases were reported in 1987 in the Rusizi valley encompassing the borders of Burundi, DR Congo and Rwanda. Since then, no study about BBTD had been carried out in this region. A survey was… (More)