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Benkeblia, Noureddine; Boyd, Frederick A.
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Common Pre- and Post-Harvest Diseases of Vegetable Crops in Jamaica
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International Conference on Integrated Disease Management in Tropical Vegetables
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June 16-17, 2016
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The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
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Abstract
Vegetables production in Jamaica, as in around the world, faces many diseases that affect the yield and the quality of the fresh harvest produce. However, many diseases are more predominant than others. The most observed diseases of vegetables are anthracnose, leaf spot, club root, downy mildew, grey mould, mosaic virus, early blight, septoria leaf spot and leaf rusts. However other diseases can be found and could affect seriously vegetable crops. In Jamaica, greenhouse cropping systems are also affected by similar and other diseases such as septoria leaf spot, early blight, anthracnose, fusarium wilt, verticillium wilt, late blight, bacterial spot, bacterial speck, bacterial canker, grey mould, leaf mould, powdery mildew and elephant’s foot disease. Although not specific to the country, many diseases are found more frequently than others, and the frequency varies with the region and the cropping system (in-door or outdoor).....
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