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Name: Rishi
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Age: 20s
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Date: 9/15/2004

I am R. R. Burlakoti, plant pathologist working in a hill based research station of Nepal. I have seen a new problem of banana. The symptom is seen only on leaves from where inflorescence arises. In that leaves, dieing ( necrosis)started from margin and leaves become yellowing. However, Plant is robust and no systemic infection occured on the pseudostem and other leaves. I could not isolate any fungal spore from that specimen. I would like to know what may be posssible causes of that problem?

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Anthony Brach Ph.D.

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