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Cover for Quarantine and the safe movement of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Musa</i> germplasm.

This chapter describes the movement of banana (Musa and Ensete) pathogens (fungi, bacteria, viruses and nematodes) and discusses aspects of spread of some major health problems. The principles of the safe movement of Musa germplasm are explained, as well as the development of a system for the safe...

Author(s)
Jones, D. R.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647197)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Genetic abnormalities of banana.

This chapter describes genetic abnormalities of banana (Musa and Ensete), focusing on variations in stature, abnormal foliage, variations in pseudostem pigmentation, chimaeras, inflorescence and fruit variations. Most of these genetic abnormalities have been primarily off-types (natural and in...

Author(s)
Israeli, Y.; Lahav, E.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647197)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Chemical injury to banana.

This chapter describes damage associated with chemical injury to banana (Musa and Ensete), focusing on injuries caused by agricultural chemicals (fertilizers, pest and disease control chemicals, herbicides, disinfectants, de-suckering agents) and injuries caused by elements (sodium and chlorine,...

Author(s)
Lahav, E.; Israeli, Y.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647197)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Injuries to banana caused by adverse climate and extreme weather.

Banana is sometimes grown in areas, such as those found in the subtropics, where climates are suboptimal for good growth for certain periods of the year. Here, adverse temperature conditions extend the period it takes to produce a crop and can give rise to fruit quality disorders. In addition,...

Author(s)
Israeli, Y.; Lahav, E.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647197)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Mineral deficiencies of banana.

For optimal growth and fruit production, banana plants require high amounts of nutrients, which are often only partly supplied by the soil. Thus, to obtain high yields, large quantities of mineral nutrients have to be replaced in order to maintain soil fertility. This is achieved by applying...

Author(s)
Lahav, E.; Israeli, Y.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647197)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Non-infectious disorders of banana.

This chapter describes non-infectious disorders of banana (Musa and Ensete), i.e. plant disorders (heart leaf unfurling disorder of plantain, high mat, leaf-edge Chlorosis, Roxana disease, yellow mat) and fruit disorders (alligator skin, dark centre of ripe fruit, break neck, hard lump, malformed...

Author(s)
Lahav, E.; Israeli, Y.; Jones, D. R.; Stover, R. H.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647197)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nematode pathogens.

Many different plant parasitic nematodes are found in association with banana, abacá and enset, but only a relatively small number cause significant damage. These nematodes often occur in mixed populations, which can create difficulties in assessing the damage caused by each species and thus...

Author(s)
Coyne, D. L.; Kidane, S.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647197)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases caused by viruses.

This chapter describes viral diseases of banana (Musa and Ensete), providing information on their economic impact, distribution, history, symptoms, causal agent, disease cycle and epidemiology (including insect vector transmission), host reaction, and control using different methods such as natural ...

Author(s)
Jones, D. R.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647197)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases caused by bacteria and phytoplasmas.

This chapter describes diseases of banana (Musa and Ensete), caused by bacteria and phytoplasmas. Information is given on their economic impact, distribution, symptoms, causal agent(s), disease cycle and epidemiology (e.g. insect vector and mechanical transmission), host reaction, and control using ...

Author(s)
Jones, D. R.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647197)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Fungal diseases of banana fruit.

This chapter discusses fungal diseases of banana (Musa and Ensete) fruit, providing information on their economic impact, distribution, symptoms, causal agent(s), disease cycle and epidemiology, host reaction, and control using cultural, chemical, biological and other control methods.

Author(s)
Jones, D. R.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647197)
Type
Book chapter

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