Fungal Infections on Plantation Crops of the Andaman Islands


Author(s): Sam P. Mathew, C. K. Biju, A. Sabeena and H. Biju

Three foliicolous fungal taxa on plantation crops from the Andaman Islands in the Bay of Bengal have been described with illustrations as new reports. It includes Acroconidiellina arecae (Berk. & Broome) M.B. Ellis on betel nut palm leaves (Areca catechu L.) from North Andamans, Dysrhynchis palmicola (Sydow) Arx on red oil palm leaves (Elaeis guineensis Jacq.) from the Little Andaman Island and Oidium heveae B.A. Steinm. on para rubber tree leaves (Hevea brasiliensis (Willd. ex A.Juss.) Müll.Arg.) from South Andamans.

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