Browsing Doctoral Degrees (Plant Pathology) by Advisor "Gubba, Augustine."
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Banana bunchy top virus in South Africa: the distribution, molecular relationship and transmission studies. (2021)The first report of Banana bunchy top virus (BBTV) in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN), South Africa in 2016 has raised the need to study the virus in South Africa. The aim of this research project was to conduct surveys across ...
The development of transgenic sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas L.) with broad virus resistance in South Africa. (2013)Sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas Lam.) is ranked as the seventh most important food crop in the world and its large biomass and nutrient production give it a unique role in famine relief. However, multiple virus infection is ...
Identification and characterization of viruses infecting cucurbits in the province of KwaZulu-Natal, Republic of South Africa, with the purpose of developing transgenic virus-resistant cucurbits. (2016)The continued presence of cucurbit-infecting viruses across the Province of KwaZulu- Natal (KZN), South Africa requires exploration of alternative methods of controlling these viruses. The aim of this research project ...
Prevalence, detection and characterization of tomato spotted wilt and iris yellow spot tospoviruses occuring in Zimbabwe. (2017)Abstract available in PDF file.