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Incidence of cassava mosaic disease and associated white fly vectors in South West and North Central Nigeria: Data exploration

Eni, A. O. and Efekemo, Oghenevwairhe P. and Soluade, Mojisola G. and Popoola , Segun I. and Atayero, A. A. (2018) Incidence of cassava mosaic disease and associated white fly vectors in South West and North Central Nigeria: Data exploration. Data in Brief, 18. pp. 370-392.

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Abstract

Cassavamosaicdisease(CMD)isoneofthemosteconomically importantviraldiseasesofcassava,animportantstaplefoodforover 800millionpeopleinthetropics.Althoughseveral Cassavamosaic virus speciesassociatedwithCMDhavebeenisolatedandcharacter- izedovertheyears,severalnewsupervirulentstrainsoftheseviruses haveevolvedduetogeneticrecombinationbetweendiversespecies.In this dataarticle, fieldsurveydatacollectedfrom184cassavafarmsin 12SouthWesternandNorthCentralStatesofNigeriain2015are presentedandextensivelyexplored.IneachState,onecassavafarm wasrandomlyselectedasthe firstfarmandsubsequentfarmswere selectedat10kmintervals,exceptinlocationswerecassavafarmsare sporadicallylocated.Ineachselectedfarm,30cassavaplantswere sampledalongtwodiagonalsandallselectedplantwasscoredforthe presenceorabsenceofCMDsymptoms.Cassavamosaicdiseaseinci- denceandassociatedwhitefly vectorsinSouthWestandNorthCentral Nigeriaareexploredusingrelevantdescriptivestatistics,boxplots,bar charts,linegraphs,andpiecharts.Inaddition,correlationanalysis, AnalysisofVariance(ANOVA),andmultiplecomparisonpost-hoctests areperformedtounderstandtherelationshipbetweenthenumbersof

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cassava mosaic disease White fly vector Zero hunger Cassava mosaic virus
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Q Science > QH Natural history > QH301 Biology
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences > School of Biological Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs Hannah Akinwumi
Date Deposited: 21 Jun 2018 09:59
Last Modified: 21 Jun 2018 09:59
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/10999

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