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Abstract

Yellowing disease of Urochloa panicoides Beauv.

Abstract

Infected plants near sugarcane fields had discoloured leaves reduced in size, excessive sprouts from the nodes of basal portions, and shorter, sterile panicles. Temporary remission of symptoms on treatment with hot water and oxytetracycline hydrochloride suggests a mycoplasma-like organism as the probable pathogen.