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Moko in banana and plantain.

Abstract

This factsheet for farmers in Nicaragua provides information about banana (Musa spp.) and plantain moko disease, caused by the bacterium Ralstonia solanacearum. It includes details about its transmission, symptoms, control and a photo of the plant with the insect vector.