Casssava

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Cassava,, they plant cuttings..... it is good to have healthy and good cuttings for planting, cut 15 cm cuttings and use a sharp knife to avoid damamging the cuttings

have the graden prepared as early as possible before the rain

cassava cuttings can be palnted vertically at an angle or horizontal depening on cultural practises as detected by soil typr incedence like soil born insect pests like termites

Weeding weed the garden soon after germination.... 2 weeks after germination....... then weed whenever grass appears

cassava is harvested by upprooting or by use of a hoe

cooked raw for eating sliced and dried crushed into floor

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Common Diseases

Below is a list of different techniques for prevention and management of diseases that commonly affect this crop. If you want to add a technique, open the editor and edit the "Diseases" section.

cassava mosaic

it is a disease the causes the plant get stunted and it is transmitted by white fly

Check out the page cassava mosaic to find more information about this disease and other crops and livestock affected by it.

Causes:

caused by white flies

Symptoms:

stunted growth defolation of leaves yellowing of leaves

Prevention:

plant early and in time plant resistant variateis health cuttings

Treatment:

uproot and burry or burn infected plants

cassava bacterial blight (CBB)

trhis is a fungal diseases which causes brownsh lisons on the leaves and yellowing oof the leaves

Check out the page cassava bacterial blight (CBB) to find more information about this disease and other crops and livestock affected by it.

Causes:

caused by fungal

Symptoms:

spotted leaves yellowing of leaves

Prevention:

plant early plant resistant varieties

Treatment:


Common Pests

Below is a list of different techniques for prevention and management of pests that commonly affect this crop. If you want to add a technique, open the editor and edit the "Pests" section.

Aphides

These are green or black colored instects which feed on the crop surp

Check out the page Aphides to find more information about this pest and other crops and livestock affected by it.

Symptoms:

cassava stem stunting curling or defolation of leaves yellowing of leaves

Prevention and Control:

plantin in time weed the garden early plant resistant variety plant repellant crops

Treatment:

spray the crop with a miixture of 3 crusged cloaves of garlic

white fly

these are small whhhite flies imporntant as a vector of cassave mosaic disease

Check out the page white fly to find more information about this pest and other crops and livestock affected by it.

Symptoms:

leaves grow black white flies can be seen on the underside of the leaves

Prevention and Control:

plant early and in time plant resistant variaties

Treatment:

destroy attacked plant


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