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Cover for Diseases of passion fruit.

This chapter reviews the distribution, importance and control of diseases of passion fruit, Passiflora edulis, together with characteristics, distribution and production of the plant and fruit. Important disease-causing agents include the bacteria Agrobacterium tumefaciens, Erwinia carotovora, ...

Author(s)
Manicom, B.; Ruggiero, C.; Ploetz, R. C.; Goes, A. @de
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993904)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diseases of tropical fruit crops.

This book offers a comprehensive review of diseases of important tropical and some subtropical fruit crops. The history, distribution, importance, aetiology, epidemiology and control of diseases of each host crop are covered, along with brief summaries of the taxonomy, origins and characteristics...

Author(s)
Ploetz, R. C.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993904)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases of avocado.

This chapter reviews the distribution, importance, aetiology, epidemiology and control of diseases of avocado (Persea americana), together with characteristics of the fruits. Important diseases include anthracnose (Glomerella cingulata), Phytophthora cankers, Pseudocercospora spot (Pseudocercospora ...

Author(s)
Menge, J. A.; Ploetz, R. C.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993904)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diseases of carambola.

This chapter reviews the distribution, importance and control of pests and diseases of carambola Averrhoa carambola, together with fruit characteristics. Insects are serious pests of the fruit, and include stinkbugs (Nezaera [?Nezara]), red-banded thrips Selenothrips rubrocinctus, Diaprepes...

Author(s)
Sepiah; Ploetz, R. C.; Cooke, A. W.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993904)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases of atemoya, cherimoya, soursop, sugar apple and related fruit crops.

This chapter reviews the distribution, importance, aetiology, epidemiology and control of diseases of Annonaceae, together with characteristics of the host fruits. Important diseases include anthracnose (Glomerella cingulata), Armillaria root rot, bacterial wilt (caused by Ralstonia solanacearum),...

Author(s)
Ploetz, R. C.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993904)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases of date.

This chapter reviews the distribution, importance and control of diseases of date (Phoenix dactylifera) together with characteristics and production of the fruit. There are relatively few major diseases of date, probably due to the arid conditions of culture, but those that can have major impacts...

Author(s)
Ploetz, R. C.; Ohr, H. D.; Carpenter, J. B.; Pinkas, Y.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993904)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases of mango.

This chapter reviews the distribution, importance and control of diseases of mango (Mangifera indica), together with characteristics and production of the fruit. Mango is affected by numerous diseases, which damage seedlings and grafted plants, decrease fruit set and retention and cause important...

Author(s)
Ploetz, R. C.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993904)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases of papaya.

This chapter reviews the distribution, importance and control of diseases of papaya (Carica papaya) together with characteristics, distribution and production of the fruit. Cultivated papaya is susceptible to a wide range of diseases, including bacterial canker (Erwinia species), papaya bunchy top...

Author(s)
Persley, D. M.; Ploetz, R. C.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993904)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases of banana and plantain.

This chapter reviews the taxonomy, anatomy and general attributes of banana and plantain fruit, together with the distribution, importance, aetiology, epidemiology and control of their diseases. Important diseases of banana include rhizome rot (caused by Erwinia spp.), Moko disease (caused by ...

Author(s)
Ploetz, R. C.; Thomas, J. E.; Slabaugh, W. R.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993904)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases of kiwifruit.

This chapter reviews the distribution, importance and control of diseases of kiwifruit (Actinidia deliciosa) together with characteristics, taxonomy and production of the fruit. The major disease problems are Botrytis stem end rot (Botrytis cinerea), Phytophthora root rot, Pseudomonas blossom...

Author(s)
Latorre, B. A.; Pak, H. A.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993904)
Type
Book chapter

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