Cassava diseases may cause between 30% to total crop failure to cassava, a major staple for many Africans and a food security crop.
Diseases and pests of cassava are major constraints to cassava production in Africa and threaten to halt production of cassava.
It is therefore very important to look at the various diseases of cassava in the region, and as a first, throw light on the subject of common diseases of cassava in Africa.
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In this post, we present a manual of the major diseases of cassava in Africa and other relevant information about them with reference from a document by Emmanuel Moses on Guide to Identification and Control of Cassava Diseases.
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Guide to Identification and Control of Cassava Diseases by Emmanuel Moses.