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Detection of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense tropical race 4 strain in northern Queensland

O’Neill, W. T. and Henderson, J. and Pattemore, J. A. and O’Dwyer, C. and Perry, S. and Beasley, D. R. and Tan, Y. P. and Smyth, A. L. and Goosem, C. H. and Thomson, K. M. and Hobbs, R. L. and Grice, K. R. E. and Trevorrow, P. and Vawdrey, L. L. and Pathania, N. and Shivas, R. G. (2016) Detection of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense tropical race 4 strain in northern Queensland. Australasian Plant Disease Notes, 11 (1). p. 33. ISSN 1833-928X

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Article Link(s): http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13314-016-0218-1

Abstract

Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense tropical race 4 (TR4) is reported for the first time in northern Queensland, the centre of Australia’s commercial banana production. The identity of the pathogen was confirmed by vegetative compatibility group testing, TR4 specific PCR tests and sequencing. Although presently confined to a single property, the disease poses a serious threat to Australia’s banana industry.

Item Type:Article
Business groups:Biosecurity Queensland
Subjects:Plant culture
Plant culture > Fruit and fruit culture > Berries and small fruits
Plant pests and diseases
Plant pests and diseases > Plant pathology
Deposited On:23 Jan 2017 03:58
Last Modified:23 Jan 2017 03:58

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