Invasive Species Compendium

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Abstract

Sugarcane collecting expedition: Papua New Guinea, 1977.

Abstract

This account of a germplasm collection expedition sponsored by the Soc. Sugarcane Technologists includes a section on diseases. Red stripe (Pseudomonas rubrilineans [CMI Map 39]), leaf scorch [Stagonospora sacchari, 418], brown stripe [Drechslera stenospila, 483] and sooty mould are newly recorded for Papua New Guinea.