Root chemicals could offer opportunities for breeding for sweet potato resistance to the weevil cylas puncticollis boheman (coleoptera: apionidae)
Muyinza, Harriet, Stevenson, Philip C., Talwana, Herbert, Hall, David, Farman, Dudley I. and Mwanga, Robert O.M. (2009) Root chemicals could offer opportunities for breeding for sweet potato resistance to the weevil cylas puncticollis boheman (coleoptera: apionidae). In: Midiwo, Jacob and Clough, John, (eds.) Aspects of African Biodiversity. Proceedings of the Pan Africa Chemistry Network Biodiversity Conference, Nairobi, 10-12 September 2008. Royal Society of Chemistry, London, UK, pp. 49-57. ISBN 9781847559487 (Print) 9781847559647 (online) (doi:10.1039/9781847559647-00049)Full text not available from this repository.
This book is the proceedings of the Pan Africa Chemistry Network Biodiversity Conference held in September 2008. It brought together 26 speakers from nine African countries - Kenya, Ethiopia, Tanzania, South Africa, Nigeria, Botswana, Uganda, Zimbabwe and Sudan - plus the UK and Brazil. The lectures covered topics such as making the best use of the diversity of Africa's plants in agriculture and medicine whilst benefiting communities in Africa; natural products; analysis and the environment; water quality; dealing with waste; biofuels; understanding crop protection chemicals in the African context; agricultural practices for Africa; farm animals; conservation and the impact of tourism on biodiversity. The resulting book provides a valuable overview of several aspects of biodiversity in Africa.
|Item Type:||Book Section|
|Additional Information:||This paper was presented at the Pan African Chemistry Network Conference on Biodiversity, held 9-12 September 2008, University of Nairobi, Kenya.|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||sweet potato weevils, cylas puncticollis boheman, coleoptera apionidae|
|Subjects:||S Agriculture > SB Plant culture|
|School / Department / Research Groups:||Faculty of Engineering & Science > Natural Resources Institute
Faculty of Engineering & Science > Natural Resources Institute > Agriculture, Health & Environment Department
|Last Modified:||29 Jul 2016 09:08|
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