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Papers/Reports | March 1, 2010

Responding to BXW Amidst Multiple Pathogens and Pests

C3P Crop Crisis Control Project

Banana Xanthomonas wilt (BXW) is among the most serious threats to banana production in East and Central Africa. This document discusses the impact and epidemiology of BXW and the challenges in identifying this disease among the multiple pathogens and pests that afflict banana in this region.

CONTENTS

  • Abstract

  • Introduction

  • Banana Xanthomonas Wilt

  • Fusarium Wilt

  • Black Sigatoka Leaf Spot

  • Cigar End Rot

  • Banana Streak Virus

  • Banana Bunchy Top Disease

  • Banana Weevil

  • Nematodes

  • Conclusion

  • References