Major diseases of the tropics and sub-tropics of banana, cacao, cassava

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  • Cacao -- Diseases and pests,
  • Cassava -- Diseases and pests,
  • Bananas -- Diseases and pests,
  • Plant diseases -- Tropics

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Statementedited by M.H. Royer, W.M. Dowler, and D.M. Huber
ContributionsDowler, W. M, Huber, D. M, United States. Agricultural Research Service
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Paginationiv, 58 p.
Number of Pages58
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Open LibraryOL13615530M

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OCLC Number: Notes: Cover title: Major diseases of the tropics and subtropics for bananas, cacao, cassava. "Funds from the World Plant Pathogen Database Project.".

Plant virus and sub-viral pathogens pose severe constraints to the production of wide range of economically important crops worldwide. The crops raised both through true seed and vegetative propagated materials are affected with number of virus and virus-like diseases.

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