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Fusarium wilt of banana in Australia: A review

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Pegg, K. G., Moore, N. Y. and Bentley, S. (1996) Fusarium wilt of banana in Australia: A review. Australian Journal of Agricultural Research, 47 (5). pp. 637-650. ISSN 1836-0947


Article Link: https://doi.org/10.1071/AR9960637


The history of Fusarium wilt of bananas (caused by F. oxysporum f.sp. cubense) and the research conducted on the disease in Australia is summarised in this review. Subjects covered include the classification of banana cultivars, the cultivars in production in the Australian banana industry, the distribution and diversity of the pathogen in Australia and pathogenicity and control of the disease.

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