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Title: Review - Crop protection strategies for major diseases of cocoa, coffee and cashew in Nigeria
Authors: T. O. Adejumo
Keywords: Crop protection, cocoa, coffee, cashew, diseases
Issue Date: 31-Dec-2005
Publisher: Academic Journals
Citation: African Journal of Biotechnology (ISSN: 1684-5315) Vol 4 Num 2
Abstract: A great percentage of people in the developing countries are engaged in agriculture, but the yields of their produce are low due to diseases that plague their crops. In Nigeria, crop protection measures that are cheap, simple, cost-effective and sustainable are desirable to combat Phytophthora pod rot (black pod) and cocoa swollen shoot virus diseases of cocoa, coffee leaf rust and coffee berry diseases, inflorescence blight disease of cashew in order to make farming profitable and sustainable. Disease control strategies include the use of resistant cultivars, chemicals, biological, botanicals, cultural, physical controls and application of biotechnology, each of which is discussed in this paper.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1807/6604
Other Identifiers: http://www.bioline.org.br/abstract?id=jb05027
Rights: Copyright 2005 - Academic Journals
Appears in Collections:Bioline International Legacy Collection

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