Tag: bacterial blight

Advanced Study on Geographical Distribution and Incidence of Cassava Bacterial Blight (Manihot esculenta Crantz) Caused by Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. manihotis in Two Agro-ecological Zones of Côte d’Ivoire

Context and objective: In Côte d’Ivoire, manioc (Manihot esculenta Crantz) is the second largest food crop after yam. It is cultivated for its starch-rich fleshy roots and for its mineral-rich leaves (calcium, phosphorus and iron). This crop, however, is subject to various biotic limitations, one of the most formidable...
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Minotoring the Pathogenic Diversity of Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. manihotis Strains in Côte d’Ivoire, Sensitivity of Cassava Varieties and Disease-Control Approach

Background and Objective: In Côte d’Ivoire, cassava occupies a special role in human nutrition. Cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) allows people in Africa to ensure food security. In 2011, the world’s yield was estimated at 250 million tonnes. It is valued at 2.8 million tonnes per year in Côte d’Ivoire...
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