Diseases affecting this crop.
Diseases of Sweetpotato
Provides the common names of the bacterial, fungal, nematode, viral and other diseases that affect the plant.
Fusarium Wilt (Stem Rot)
Photograph of lesions on sweet potato stems caused by Fusarium oxysporum sp. batatas.
Nematode Management in Sweet Potatoes
Information on general IPM considerations, symptoms, damage, field diagnosis and sampling, general management considerations and chemical control.
Streptomyces soil rot of sweetpotato
Symptoms of this widespread and destructive disease, its cause and development, and its management.
Information on this disease caused by the fungus Monilochaetes infuscans, and how to manage it.
Sweetpotato Weevil: Cylas formicarius
Information, management and references for this serious worldwide pest.
Last update:April 2, 2015 at 7:15:06 UTC