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Vascular disease of Abaca (Manila Hemp) in Davao: progress report No. 1

Calinisan, M.R.

Philipp. J. Agric 9(2): 153-157; 159-160


Accession: 013601832

From abaca (Musa textilis) plants suffering from a vascular disease characterized by symptoms resembling those of Panama disease due to Fusarium oxysporum f. 3 in various parts of the Philippines, the writer has isolated in pure culture bacteria (present in the xylem vessels, parenchymatous cells, and phloem) and the above-mentioned fungus, which was commonly localized in the pseudo-stem.

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