Sites concerned with fungal, bacterial, viral and parasitic nematode diseases, and insect and other pests of bananas.
Banana Bunchy Top Virus
Notes on the symptoms of this disease, the conditions that favor its development and preventative control measures.
Information on the diseases that may affect bananas and their causal agents.
Banana Root Borer: Cosmopolites sordidus
Illustrated information on this pest, its distribution, description, life cycle, biology, hosts and management.
Information from Wikipedia on this leaf spot disease of bananas caused by Mycosphaerella fijiensis, which can seriously reduce the crop yield.
List of Banana and Plantain Diseases
From Wikipedia, a list of the bacterial, fungal and virus diseases and parasitic nematodes which can attack bananas and plantains.
Red Palm Mite: Raoiella indica
Information from USDA on this invasive pest of coconut palms and banana plants. [PDF]
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