Diseases of Cacao in Papua and New Guinea
Papua and N. Guinea agric. J 15(3-4): 79-90
The diseases described include black pod, canker, and chupon wilt (Phytophthora palmivora), die-back (associated with Calonectria rigidiuscula and Botryodiplodia theobromae), a pod rot caused by B. theobromae, root rots (mainly Fomes noxius, also F. lignosus and Ganoderma sp.), pink disease (Corticium salmonicolor), white thread blight (Marasmius, Marasmiellus, or C.