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    • Resistance to the weevils Cylas puncticollis and Cylas brunneus conferred by sweetpotato root surface compounds 

      Anyanga, M. Otema; Muyinza, Harriet; Talwana, Herbert; Hall, David R.; Farman, Dudley I.; Ssemakula, Gorrettie N.; Mwanga, Robert O. M.; Stevenson, Philip C. (Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 2013-08-01)
      Seven resistant varieties of sweetpotato were compared with three susceptible varieties in field trials and laboratory bioassays and showed that resistance was an active process rather than an escape mechanism, as field ...