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Genetic characterisation of Striga gesnerioides and its control strategies in tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum L).
(University of Zimbabwe, 2020-09-01)
Tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum) is an important contributor to the GDP and export revenue of Zimbabwe. One of the emerging threats to tobacco production is Striga gesnerioides, a root parasitic weed which belongs to the ...
Genetic characterisation and analysis for yield and quality related traits in the Zimbabwean flue-cured tobacco germplasm
Tobacco (Nicotiana tabaccum L.) is a crop with commercial value in most countries of the world and not much work has been done to improve its performance. Information on availability of genetic diversity expressible in ...
Assessing the spectral separability of flue cured tobacco varieties established on different planting dates and under varying fertilizer management levels
The NDVI was used to discriminate tobacco variety, assess fertilizer levels, and determine the impact of planting date on separating crops. A split plot design with four planting dates, September, October, November, and ...
A value chain analysis of flue cured virginia leaf tobacco in Zimbabwe
Tobacco is undoubtedly the major agricultural export crop for Zimbabwe raking in close to a billion United States dollars in 2012. Flue Cured Virginia tobacco remains one of the few economically viable options for Zimbabwe ...