Yam Diseases in Ghana



Yam Diseases in Ghana Related

Insects, Mites and Diseases Recorded on Crops in Ghana:: Checklists of insects, mites and diseases of more than 30 fruit, vegetable and cereal crops grown in Ghana.

Yam (vegetable):: Yam is the common name for some species in the genus Dioscorea (family Dioscoreaceae). These are perennial herbaceous vines cultivated for the consumption of their starchy tubers in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Oceania. There are many cultivars of yam.

What is the Difference Between a Sweetpotato and a Yam?:: This site seeks to answer the question about "yams" and sweetpotatoes.

On the Bright Side of Yam Production:: Nigeria is the leading producer of yams in sub-Saharan Africa but most farmers face problems with declining productivity, disease, cost and scarcity of clean planting material. A project in Kogi States is showing farmers how to grow their own disease free material.

Dioscorea batatas, The Hardy Yam - Plants For A Future:: Article with brief details of cultivation and uses, including reader comments.

CGIAR: Research & Impact: Areas of Research: Yam:: Account of the importance and extent of cultivation of the crop today.

Diseases of Potatoes:: An identification guide to the bacterial, fungal, nematode, viral and other diseases that may infect this crop, with many photographs, brief descriptions of the symptoms and suggested management strategies.

Sugarcane Diseases:: Information on the diseases that may affect sugarcane and their causal agents.

Bean Diseases:: Descriptions and management strategies for common diseases of beans.

Diseases of Oats:: An identification guide to the bacterial, fungal, nematode, viral and other diseases that may infect this crop, with many photographs, brief descriptions of the symptoms and suggested management strategies.

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Yam (vegetable)
Post-Harvest Operation: Yams
CGIAR: Research & Impact: Areas of Research: Yam
On the Bright Side of Yam Production