African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6650

Full Length Research Paper

A literature review on yield gaps of various root, tuber and banana crops as a background for assessing banana yield reductions due to pests and diseases at a field site in western Burundi

Guy Blomme
  • Guy Blomme
  • Bioversity International, P. O. Box 5689; Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
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Walter Ocimati
  • Walter Ocimati
  • Bioversity International, P. O. Box 24384, Kampala, Uganda.
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Alexandra Zum Felde
  • Alexandra Zum Felde
  • Independent consultant, Germany
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David Amwonya
  • David Amwonya
  • International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, P. O. Box 7878, Kampala, Uganda.
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Deo Kantungeko
  • Deo Kantungeko
  • International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Bujumbura, Burundi.
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  •  Received: 19 May 2020
  •  Accepted: 27 July 2020
  •  Published: 31 August 2020

How to cite this article

APA /
Blomme, G., Ocimati, W., Felde, A. Z., Amwonya, D., & Kantungeko, D. (2020). A literature review on yield gaps of various root, tuber and banana crops as a background for assessing banana yield reductions due to pests and diseases at a field site in western Burundi. African Journal of Agricultural Research, 16(8), 1169-1183.
Chicago /
Guy Blomme, Walter Ocimati, Alexandra Zum Felde, David Amwonya and Deo Kantungeko. "A literature review on yield gaps of various root, tuber and banana crops as a background for assessing banana yield reductions due to pests and diseases at a field site in western Burundi." African Journal of Agricultural Research 16, no. 8 (2020): 1169-1183.
MLA /
Guy Blomme, et al. "A literature review on yield gaps of various root, tuber and banana crops as a background for assessing banana yield reductions due to pests and diseases at a field site in western Burundi." African Journal of Agricultural Research 16.8 (2020): 1169-1183.