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EPPO Reporting Service no. 03 - 2000 Num. article: 2000/053

New book: Diseases of banana, abacá and enset

A new book 'Diseases of banana, abacá and enset', edited by Dr D.R. Jones has recently been published by CABI. In particular, this comprehensive book gives much detail on fungal diseases of foliage (e.g. sigatoka leaf spots), root, corm, pseudostem and fruit; on bacterial diseases (e.g. Moko disease); virus diseases and nematodes (e.g. Radopholus spp.). It also includes a chapter on quarantine and the safe movement of Musa. Non-infectious disorders and breeding aspects are also covered.
Diseases of banana, abacá and enset (2000) D.R. Jones (ed.), 544 pp, can be obtained from CABI at a price of 85.00 GBP.
CABI publishing
Wallingford, Oxon OX10 8DE, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 1491 832111 - Fax: +44(0) 1491 833508
E-mail: cabi@cabi.org - WWW: http://www.cabi.org/Bookshop/


EPPO Secretariat, 2000-01.