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


Question:
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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Possibly helpful:

http://www.fftc.agnet.org/library/image/tb143.html

http://www.dpvweb.net/dpv/showadpv.php?dpvno=390

Anthony Brach Ph.D.



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