Effect of sweet potato leaf scab (Elsinoe batatas) on sweet potato tuber yield

Authors

  • Swithun Goodbody Simbu Land Use Project, PO Box 76, Kundiawa, Papua New Guinea

Keywords:

Yield, Elsinoe batatas, Tubers, Sweet potatoes

Abstract

In a trial in Simbu Province, Papua New Guinea, sweet potato tuber yields were reduced by infection of the plant by sweet potato leaf scab (Elsinoe batatas). Tuber number was the most severely affected yield parameter.

Issue

Section

Research Notes