Photo 1. Fusarium wilt, Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. cubense, on a banana plant showing yellowing of the leaves, first at the margins.
Photo 2. Fusarium wilt, Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. cubense, on a banana plant showing the skirt of collapsed leaves around the pseudostem.
Panama disease of banana, Fusarium wilt of banana.
Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. cubense
AUTHOR Grahame Jackson
Infomration (and Photos 1&2) Diseases of fruit crops in Australia (2009). Editors, Tony Cooke, Denis Persley, Susan House. CSIRO Publishing; and CABI (2015) Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. cubense (Panama disease of banana) Crop Protection Compendium. (www.cabi.org/cpc); and Panama disease tropical race 4 (TR4). Business Queensland. Queensland Government. (https://www.business.qld.gov.au/industries/farms-fishing-forestry/agriculture/crop-growing/priority-pest-disease/panama-disease); and from Dita M et al. (2018) Fusarium wilt of banana: current knowledge on epidemiology and research needs toward sutainable disease management. Frontiers in Plant Science. (https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2018.01468). Photo 3 Department of Agriculture and fisheries, Queenland, Australia.
Produced with support from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research under project PC/2010/090: Strengthening integrated crop management research in the Pacific Islands in support of sustainable intensification of high-value crop production, implemented by the University of Queensland and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community.
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