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Title: Approaches for the Control of Banana Xanthomonas wilt in Eastern and Central Africa

Date Published: 2014
Author/s: J. Kubiriba, W.K. Tushemereirwe
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Copyright/patents/trade marks: Academic Journal
Journal Publisher: African Journal Of Plant Science
Affiliation: National Agricultural Research Organisation
Keywords: Banana Xanthomonas wilt, disease management approaches, Eastern and Central Africa


The Livelihoods of millions of farmers in Eastern and central Africa have been threatened by the devastating epidemic of banana Xanthomonas wilt, BXW, caused by Xanthomonas campestris pv. musacearum. The disease is wide spread and has been reported in Eastern and Central Africa.