Photo 2. Pink disease of cocoa, Phanerochaete salmonicolor, has killed the branches, but the leaves still remain attached. (Pink disease is present on the central branch where it shows as a lighter colour.)
Pink disease of cocoa
Erythricum salmonicolor; also known by older names, Phanerochaete salmonicolor, and Corticium salmonicolor.
AUTHORS Helen Tsatsia & Grahame Jackson
Photo 3 Kohler F, Pellegrin F, Jackson G, McKenzie E (1997) Diseases of cultivated crops in Pacific Island countries. South Pacific Commission. Pirie Printers Pty Limited, Canberra, 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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