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Banana Fusarium wilt (176) Print Fact Sheet


Common Name

Panama disease of banana, Fusarium wilt of banana.

Scientific Name

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. (; and Panama disease tropical race 4 (TR4). Business Queensland. Queensland Government. (; 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. ( 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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