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Fusarium wilt of banana: Global problems and perspectives

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Moore, N. Y., Pegg, K. G., Bentley, S. and Smith, L.J. (2001) Fusarium wilt of banana: Global problems and perspectives. In: Banana Fusarium wilt management: towards sustainable cultivation: Proceedings of the International workshop on the banana fusarium wilt disease, Genting Highlands resort, Malaysia, 18-20 October 1999. Alliance Biodiversity & CIAT. ISBN 971-91751-14-1



Fusarium wilt of banana is recognized as one of the most destructive diseases of banana worldwide. In addition to an overview of the history of research into fusarium wilt of banana, a precis of the current global problems posed by this disease to producers and consumers of bananas is presented in this paper. Key issues and opportunities facing scientific researchers in their attempts to find solutions to the management of this disease are also discussed, with reference to the notion of sustainable agriculture.

Item Type:Book Section
Subjects:Plant pests and diseases > Individual or types of plants or trees > Bananas
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