Xanthomonas wilt of banana

Achieving sustainable cultivation of bananas, Volume 3: Diseases and pests

New BlueGreen Labs consulting work is online, providing editorial and statistical support to the chapter ‘Xanthomonas wilt in banana’ in ‘Achieving sustainable cultivation of bananas Volume 3’ by Drenth and Kema (2023).

Guy Blomme, Elizabeth Kearsley, and Walter Ocimati (2023). Xanthomonas wilt of banana. In: Drenth, A. and Kema, G.H.J. (ed.), Achieving sustainable cultivation of bananas, Volume 3: Diseases and pests. Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing, Cambridge, UK, ISBN: 978 1 78676 981 7, https://dx.doi.org/10.19103/AS.2022.0108.10

The book and included chapters provide, and we cite the publisher:

  • a comprehensive analysis of the major pests and diseases affecting global banana production, including their impact and occurrence, as well as the modes of disease transmission and distribution
  • insight into the economic impact of individual pests and diseases on farm profit margins and provides examples of the quantified impacts of losses per ha and whole farm/plantation.
  • and reviews current management strategies available to banana growers and producers to control and/or prevent future outbreaks of pests and disease

We refer to the publisher website for more information.

Elizabeth Kearsley, PhD.Eng.
Partner, Researcher