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Abstract

Fusarium wilt of banana is caused by several pathogens referred to as Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense.

Abstract

Fusarium wilt of banana (also known as Panama disease) is caused by Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. cubense. This paper provides information on the geographical distribution, symptoms, epidemiology and management of the disease as well as details on the host range, morphology, races, genetic diversity, phylogeny and reproductive strategies of the pathogen.