First Report of Black Sigatoka Disease (Mycosphaerella fijiensis) from Trinidad

Publication Date
Thu, 27 Sep 2012, 00:00
Last Updated
Sept. 26, 2012, 9:01 a.m.
Report Number
TTO-06/2
Country
Trinidad and Tobago
Pest Id
Mycosphaerella fijiensis - (MYCOFI)
Report Status
Final
Hosts
Banana and Plantain
Pest Status
  • Present: subject to official control
Geographical Distribution
Widespread in Trinidad
Summary

Black Sigatoka Disease was first discovered in Trinidad in November 2003. Full report in the journal Plant Pathology 54, 246 (2005).

Danger
Can cause severe crop loss of up to 100%
Report files
Website

« Back to Pest Reports