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- Mubvuma, M., et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Computers and electronics in agriculture 2013 v.95 pp. 70-81
- Rosa; climate; crop production; dew; disease incidence; downy mildew; greenhouses; leaves; plant development; plant organs; plant protection; powdery mildew; simulation models; Zimbabwe
- ... Leaf wetness duration (LWD) is one of the most critical parameters involved in the development of plant diseases, since many pathogens require the presence of free water on plant organs to infect foliar tissue. For this reason LWD monitoring is extremely important in crop protection, particularly through the use of weather-related disease forecasting models. Because of the difficulties involved in ...