Anthracnose on yam
Courtesy EcoPort (http://www.ecoport.org): Grahame Jackson
Is this a Minor Pest?
Minor Pest Title
Anthracnose (Glomerella cingulata)
Minor Pest Description
It is a serious disease which results in blackening and dieback of the leaves. The disease is more severe on white yam than in other edible yams.
Minor Pest What to do.
- The best control measure is the use of resistant cultivars such as 'TDA 291' or 'TDA 297' (International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA).
Minor Pest Position
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Common names;anthracnose, brown blight (of coffee and tea), tear stain, dieback (citrus), fruit rot, stem canker, black spot of fruit, ripe rot of pepper, anthracnose tear-stain (mango)
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