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Mangrove Disease Poster

We are presenting our mangrove disease research at the American Phytopathological Society (APS) conference this week. View a PDF of the poster here.

  • Sigatoka on banana leaf
  • pseudothecia sigatoka

Sigatoka on Banana

Black and Yellow Sigatoka are two of the most common fungal diseases that infect bananas and plantains. Both diseases have the potential to cause major yield losses if left unchecked. These┬ádiseases cause lesions on leaves that greatly reduce the photosynthetic capacity of leaves, thus reducing the availability of food for the plant itself. These diseases are widespread and present in […]

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