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Trapping banana weevils


Managing banana corm weevils (Cosmopolites sordidus) with pseudostem traps


Pseudo stem traps for Banana weevils


Sigatoka disease of banana


Management of banana bunchy top disease


Management of banana leaf diseases


Trapping banana weevil


Planting material clean from banana weevil


Banana stem weevil


Come together to mass trap Mango fruit fly


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Tanzania
,
September
2012
Come together to mass trap Mango fruit fly
Recognize the problem
Mango fruit flies ("Vidudu" in Swahili) inject their eggs into young fruits. The
eggs hatch into larvae that grow and eat inside the fruit. You cannot control
them with chemicals because larvae are hidden inside fruit. The larvae cause
the fruit to rot and the fruit drops down before ripening....

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Control of Moko disease


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Grenada
,
October
2012
Control of Moko disease
Recognize the problem
Moko is a disease that affects bananas and other crops within the banana
family causing a reduction in yield and sometimes total death of the plant.
Plants wilt, leaves turn yellow and drop off, brown streaks and patches occur
on the stem. Symptoms include the navel (male bud) becoming black and
dropping, uneven and...

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Root nematode management in banana


Banana Fusarium wilt (Kabore)


Using banana leaves to transfer predatory ants for the control of sweet potato weevil


Banana Bunchy-top virus disease


Panama fusarium wilt prevention in banana


Woodiness on passion fruit


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Kenya
,
December
2012
Woodiness on Passion Fruit
Recognize the problem
This is one of the most dangerous sicknesses of the purple passion fruit. It
makes the passion fruit woody and hard, hence the name "woodiness".
The disease is visible on leaves as a light or dark green mosaic pattern often
with light yellow discolouration.
Infected fruits appear small and shapeless with hardy peel...

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Sugarcane woolly aphids


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
India
,
November
2012
Sugarcane Woolly Aphids
Recognize the problem
The sugarcane woolly aphid is a pest that has profuse white coloured woolly
coating around it. It is often mistaken for a mealybug. The white powder on
the ground and leaves confirms the presence of the aphids. If uncontrolled, it
spreads very quickly and can cause yield losses of up to 20%. This pest is
locally...

plantwise.org

Bunchy top disease of banana


Fusarium wilt of banana


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