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Abstract

The role of weeds in the incidence of "hartrot" or "fatal wilt" of palms: 2. Inventory of weeds in eight coconut fields.

Abstract

In a survey in Suriname of weeds in coconut fields with and without hartrot [associated with Phytomonas], Phyllanthus urinaria was found exclusively in all hartrot-affected fields, and 3 others were associated exclusively with 4 of 5 affected fields.