Shoot and pod diseases of cowpea induced by fungi and bacteria
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Emechebe, A. & Florini, D. (1997). Shoot and pod diseases of cowpea induced by fungi and bacteria. In B.B. Singh, D.R. Mohan Raji and K.E. Dashiel, Advances in cowpea research. Ibadan, Nigeria: IITA, (p. 176-192).
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This paper presents a global perspective on bacterial and fungal pathogens that directly infect cowpea foliage, stems, and pods. A brief outline is presented of the main symptoms, distribution, economic importance, epidemiology, and control of bacterial blight/pustule and of 11 fungal diseases: anthracnose, Ascochyta blight, black leaf spot (= leaf smut), brown blotch, brown rust. Cercospora and Pseudocercospora leaf spols. powdery mildew. Pythium soft stem rot. Septoria leaf spot. Sphaceloma scab, and web blight. Minor diseases are listed in a Table.
SubjectsDISEASE CONTROL; PESTS OF PLANTS; PLANT BREEDING; PLANT DISEASES; PLANT ECOLOGY; PLANT GENETIC RESOURCES; PLANT HEALTH; PLANT PRODUCTION; FARM MANAGEMENT; FARMING SYSTEMS
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