Strategies for Controlling African Cassava Mosaic Geminivirus

  • J. M. Thresh
  • G. W. Otim-Nape
Part of the Advances in Disease Vector Research book series (VECTOR, volume 10)

Abstract

The disease now known as African cassava mosaic was first reported in 1894. It is prevalent in many parts of Africa and causes serious losses. The geminivirus responsible (ACMV) and its whitefly vector (Bemisia tabaci Gennadius) have been studied extensively and much attention has been given to possible control measures. This paper considers the various strategies that have been or could be adopted and the opportunities for their use on a large scale.

Keywords

Maize Rubber Expense Resis Cyanide 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. M. Thresh
    • 1
  • G. W. Otim-Nape
    • 2
  1. 1.Natural Resources InstituteChatham MaritimeKentUK
  2. 2.Namulonge Agricultural and Animal Production Research InstituteKampalaUganda

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