Plant Pathology, Disease Control of Fruit and Vegetables

Anthracnose in olives: symptoms, disease cycle and management

  Anthracnose, caused by the fungi Colletotrichum acutatum and C. gloeosporioides, is a widespread and severe disease in most olive-growing countries, causing significant yield losses, poor fruit and oil quality. The disease incidence depends on olive variety, environment and virulence of the...
V. Sergeeva
Proceedings of 4th International Conference Olivebioteq

Composite Effect of Propolis and Gum Arabic to Control Postharvest Anthracnose and Maintain Quality of Papaya during Storage

Anthracnose caused by Colletotrichum gloeosporioides is the most prevalent postharvest disease of papaya that results in major economic losses. To investigate the effect of ethanolic extract of propolis (EEP) alone or in combination with gum arabic (GA) on control of postharvest anthracnoase and...
Asgar Ali
Chen Khan Cheong
Noosheen Zahid
International Journal of Agriculture and Biology

Review. Elimination of viruses in plants: twenty years of progress

To shed light on trends about elimination of viruses from plants, a bibliographic research was conducted to identify thermotherapy, chemotherapy and tissue culture trials published from 1991 through 2010. Among woody plants, grapevine, apple and peach are the most frequent targets of sanitation...
A. Panattoni
A. Luvisi
E. Triolo
Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research

Controlling African Cassava Mosaic Disease

African cassava mosaic disease (ACMD) is caused by a virus and, as its name implies, appears to be confined to Africa. A similar disease caused by a closely related virus occurs in India, but the virus which causes the disease known as cassava common mosaic disease, found in South America, belongs...
John Guthrie

Manual del cultivo de la cebolla: enfermedades

Capítulo de enfermedades del Manual del Cultivo de la Cebolla.  Los tópicos cubiertos par cada enfermedad son: agente causal, síntomas, condiciones predisponentes, sobrevivencia, diseminación, penetración y control. Contenidos Enfermedad de los alm...
Marta Gatica
Enrique Oriolani
INTA, Argentina

Adjusting Spray Programs to Suppress Fruit Russet and Minimize Phytotoxicity Risks for Apples

Many apple growers in Northeastern United States noted an unusually high incidence fruit russet and/or phytotoxicity damage during the 2013 growing season. Factors that contribute to fruit russet include spring frosts, chemical phytotoxicity (e.g., from copper or captan ), powdery mildew...
David A. Rosenberger
New York Fruit Quarterly

Tendrils as a source of seasonal carryover of Botrytis cinerea in vineyards

Botrytis bunch rot is a disease that requires management under New Zealand conditions in order to prevent financial losses for wine grape producers. A survey was conducted to investigate the potential spore production of tendrils in 16 vineyards from the Marlborough and Hawke's Bay wine...
D.C. Mundy
S.R. Haycock
A.R.G. McLachlan
P.N. Wood
V. Raw
New Zealand Plant Protection

Control de fumagina (Capnodium mangiferae Cooke & Brown) con biofungicidas en hojas y frutos de mango “Manila”

La fumagina (Capnodium mangiferae Cooke & Broome) es una de las enfermedades más importantes en México, después de la antracnosis (Colletotrichum gloeosporioides Penz.) y la roña (Elsinoe mangiferae Bitanc. & Jenkins), que afecta el rendimiento y la apariencia...
Andres Rebolledo-Martinez
Ana Lid del Angel-Pérez
Nain Peralta-Antonio
Gabriel Díaz-Padilla
Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems

Pests of Fruits (Banana, Mango and Pomegranate)

Contents Banana Major Insect Pests Thrips Aphids Corm weevil Stem weevil Burrowing nematode Major Diseases Sigatoka leaf spot Anthracnose Banana bract mosaic virus Banana bunchy top virus Cigar end rot...
D.B. Ahuja
Niranjan Singh
A.K. Kanojia
R.V. Singh
R. Sumitha
Hera Lal Yadav
Neelam Mehta
Jyotsana Sharma
Sachin Suroshe
R. Thangavelu
S.G. Borkar
K.S. Raghuvanshi
S.R. Kulkarni
N.B. Shaikh
N.M. Patil
Suresh Pardesi
S.K Godse
M.B. Dalavi
J.J. Jadhav
G.K. Ghorpade
S.P. Arnikar
National Centre for Integrated Pest Management

Grape tendrils as an inoculum source of Botrytis cinerea in vineyards - a review

Botrytis cinerea is a fungus responsible for considerable damage to a wide range of crops worldwide, including grapes. Botrytis bunch rot caused by B. cinerea is the major disease problem that must be managed by the New Zealand wine industry each season. However, the fungus is not easily managed...
D.C. Mundy
R.H. Agnew
P.N. Wood
New Zealand Plant Protection