Developing Appropriate Detection Methods for Developing Countries

  • R. Black
  • J. Elphinstone


Many developing countries have the climatic conditions that most favour the bacterial wilt pathogen, Ralstonia solanacearum, and at the same time are most vulnerable to the economic effects of the disease. Improved methods of detection offer much scope for better bacterial wilt management. Unfortunately, the resources available for diagnostic work in developing countries are often insufficient for the demands of new technology and in some cases conditions have declined so that even basic plant pathology services cannot be maintained.


Potato Tuber Bacterial Wilt Ralstonia Solanacearum Potato Seed Tuber Host Test 
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  • J. Elphinstone

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