EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 06 - 2000 Num. article: 2000/097

Details on Bayoud disease in Mauritania

Bayoud disease of date palm caused by Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. albedinis (EPPO A2 quarantine pest) has recently been detected from the Adrar area, northwest Mauritania. Extensive surveys will be carried out to determine the extent of the disease in the country.


Sidra, H. (1999) Disease and pest outbreaks - Bayoud disease on date palm in Mauritania.
Arab and Near East Plant Protection Newsletter, no. 29, December 1999, Arab Society for Plant Protection, Aleppo (SY) and FAO Near East Regional Office, Cairo (EG), p 30.