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Are Tomato-Spotted Wilt Virus Management Tactics Good Enough?


  • Awondo, Sebastain Nde
  • Fonsah, Esendugue Greg
  • Riley, David G.


Management of tomato-spotted wilt virus is complex and requires more than one treatment for near optimum results. We investigated tomato and pepper growers’ perception on the effectiveness of tactics using Bayesian Logistic regression. The perceived chance that each tactics will control the disease was about a coin toss.

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  • Awondo, Sebastain Nde & Fonsah, Esendugue Greg & Riley, David G., 2012. "Are Tomato-Spotted Wilt Virus Management Tactics Good Enough?," 2012 Annual Meeting, February 4-7, 2012, Birmingham, Alabama 119790, Southern Agricultural Economics Association.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:saea12:119790

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