Fusarium Wilt of Banana

Edited by R.C. Ploetz 
APS Press  1990  

Softcover  140 pages, 19 photographs  ISBN 0890541124      £43.00
This book reviews the status of the disease, Fusarium Wilt of Banana, and covers past and recent research. The contents are as follows:


History and Status of Fusarium Wilt of Banana

  • Fusarium Wilt of Banana: Some History and Current Status of the Disease
  • Importance of Fusarium Wilt in Different Banana-Growing
  • The Pathogen
  • Taxonomy of Fungi in the Genus Fusarium with Emphasis on Fusarium oxysporum
  • Genetic Exchange Within Sexual and Asexual Populations of the Genus Fusarium
  • Molecular Genetics of Plant Pathogenic Fusarium oxysporum
  • Using Karyotype Variability to Investigate the Origins and Relatedness of isolates of Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. cubense
  • Population Biology of Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. cubense Biological Control of Diseases Caused by Fusarium oxysporum

The Host

  • Influence of Mineral Nutrition on Fusarium Wilt: A Proposed Mechanism Involving Cell Water Relations
  • Host Responses to the Pathogen
  • Banana Breeding and Fusarium Wilt
  • Breeding Bananas and Plantains for Resistance to Fusarium Wilt: The Track Record
  • Somaclonal Resistance in Cavendish Banana to Fusarium Wilt
  • Baseline Tissue and Cell Culture Studies for Use in Banana Improvement Schemes


  • Roundtable Sessions


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