Sweet potatoes

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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.

Anthracnose

this is a disease that causes the rotting of leaves and stems

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

Causes:

it is caused by fungal

Symptoms:

leaves rot from tips leaves turn black

Prevention:

plant reistant variety crop rotation plant clean material/healthy veins

Treatment:

spray with a mixture of 5itres of urine with 250g of ash and ferment for 14 days add 2parts of water and one spoonful of powdered soap.......... spray in7 days interval

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.

sweet potato butter fly

these are either brown or yellowish colour butter flies and they hung slightly on the underside of the potato leaves

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

Symptoms:

curling of the leaves yellowing of the leaves

Prevention and Control:

uproot the infected leaves and burn weeding early in the garden planting resistant veins collect and destroy nest of catapilars

Treatment:

spray the garden with marigold leaves 100g together with 3 crushed cloves of garlic mix in 10 lites of water and farment for 24 hours then add 2 parts of water and 1 spoonful of powdered soap ... seave and spray on the crop 7 days interval

Tortois Beetle

They lay eggs underside the sweetpotato leaves

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

Symptoms:

damaged leaves damaged tubers

Prevention and Control:

plant early and weeding early plant resistant varieties weed around the garden plant repellant crops like onions, around the garden

Treatment:

collect and destroy nest of young beetles


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