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Identified soyabean, common bean, cowpea and groundnut varieties with high Biological Nitrogen Fixation potential identified in N2Africa impact zones

Summary:

Part 1: Is an overview of the methodology used by N2A to estimate BNF by evaluated legume varieties, the criteria used by farmers to select legume varieties and their preferred varieties in different impact zones. It also present results from literature to estimate the values of parameters necessary to assess BNF in legumes.

Part 2: Presents lists of legume varieties found to be high in BNF potential across different impact zones and discuss their potential acceptability by farmers in the N2A Impact Zones.

Languages:
English
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Pest factsheet: Sorghum downy mildew

Summary:

This guide sets out the causes, impact, signs and symptoms of sorghum downy mildew and offers practical advice on management through prevention and control strategies.

Languages:
English, Swahili / Kiswahili
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Pest factsheet: Mosaic diseases of cowpea

Summary:

This guide sets out the causes, impact, signs and symptoms of mosaic diseases of cowpea and offers practical advice on management through prevention and control strategies.

Languages:
English, Swahili / Kiswahili
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Pest factsheet: Bean halo blight

Summary:

This guide sets out the causes, impact, signs and symptoms of halo bean virus and offers practical advice on management through prevention and control strategies.

Languages:
English, Swahili / Kiswahili
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Pest factsheet: Pearl millet rust

Summary:

This guide sets out the causes, impact, signs and symptoms of pearl millet rust and offers practical advice on management through prevention and control strategies.

Languages:
English, Swahili / Kiswahili
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Pest factsheet: Pearl millet downy mildew

Summary:

This guide sets out the causes, impact, signs and symptoms of pearl millet downy mildew and offers practical advice on management through prevention and control strategies.

Languages:
English, Swahili / Kiswahili
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Pest factsheet: Grey Leaf Spot

Summary:

This guide sets out the causes, impact, signs and symptoms of grey leaf spot and offers practical advice on management through prevention and control strategies.

 

Languages:
English, Swahili / Kiswahili
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Pest factsheet: Bean bruchid

Summary:

This guide sets out the causes, impact, signs and symptoms of bean bruchid and offers practical advice on management through prevention and control strategies.

Languages:
English, Swahili / Kiswahili
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Pest factsheet: Cassava brown streak disease

Summary:

This guide sets out the causes, impact, signs and symptoms of cassava brown streak disease/ virus and offers practical advice on management through prevention and control strategies.

Languages:
English, Swahili / Kiswahili
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Better cowpea – booklet

Summary:

A 16 page booklet giving information on growing cowpea for farmers in Zimbabwe.

 

Languages:
English
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