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- Derera, John, et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Euphytica 2018 v.214 no.8 pp. 132
- Botrytis fabae; Vicia faba; agronomic traits; chocolate spot disease; cultivars; disease control; disease course; disease outbreaks; disease resistance; faba beans; fungi; genetic variation; genotype; landraces; leaves; pathogens; phenotypic selection; small-scale farming; soil fertility; Ethiopia
- ... Faba bean (Vicia faba L.) has high utility as a food and soil fertility improving crop. One of the major fungal pathogens of faba bean is Botrytis fabae, the causative agent of chocolate spot. The disease affects significantly the leaf, stem, pod and seed of faba bean compromise its productivity in the smallholder farming sector. Nonetheless, there are limited resistant/tolerant faba bean varietie ...