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Banana bacterial wilt - refining the 'road map' for control

Banana bacterial wilt, first detected in Uganda in 2001, has since spread rapidly. Strengthening and refining the control effort is now clearly essential, but how should this be done, where are the research priorities, and what action should be taken by Uganda's neighbours? We asked the experts for their views.
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1 .It is not true that BBW is not in Kenya . Sometime back Kenyans were claiming Uganda to have infected their banana in west. 2.Why is it that areas are more affected in dry seasons and plants with more sugar -matooke are less affected
posted by: Musoke Edmond (17:40:45 Mon 20th May 2013)

Farmers in uganda they are now happy after getting aconcoction that kills BBWdisease. 8321 people in 35 districts they have already used it. am using my organisation {save the rural out of poverty} to help my country. See: www.srop.ngo.ug
posted by: sam ssegirinya (04:53:26 Wed 4th April 2012)

At home ,we have tried to grow some tobacco and honestly bacterial wilt has reduced to some extent.The remaining challenge that we have is a disease which to up the the young leaves of banana plants.
posted by: nshaba daniel (12:45:09 Thu 8th March 2012)

 

 

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