APS: Mango (Mangifera indica L.) malformation disease causes severe economic losses worldwide. Symptoms of this disease in Spain were observed for the first time in April of 2006 in three mango orchards in the Axarquia Region (southern Spain). 

The authors say that this is the first report of mango malformation disease caused by Fusarium mangiferae in Spain and Europe.

 


Crespo et al. (2012) First Report of Mango Malformation Disease Caused by Fusarium mangiferae in Spain, Plant Disease, Volume 96, Issue 2, Page 286, February 2012. http://dx.doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-07-11-0599

Mango malformation, which is caused by Fusarium mangiferae and represents the most important floral disease of mango, is also known as Gibberella fujikuroi complex.

Kvas et al. (2008) Fusarium mangiferae associated with mango malformation in the Sultanate of Oman, EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PLANT PATHOLOGY Volume 121, Number 2, 195-199, http://DOI: 10.1007/s10658-007-9231-8


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