Exotic Pest Reporting
Panama disease; Fusarium wilt
Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. cubense
Panama disease; Fusarium wilt (Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. cubense) is a fungal pathogen of banana. It is a native of Southeast Asia and was first detected in Australia in 1876.
Fusarium wilt or Panama disease caused by Fusarium oxysporum f. sp cubense is the most destructive disease of banana worldwide. By 1950 it had spread to all the banana-producing regions of the world with the exception of some islands in the South Pacific, the Mediterranean, Melanesia and Somalia.
09/17/2019 - DA: Panama disease-hit areas may double
09/05/2019 - Lucknow institute to curb ‘banana emergency’
08/23/2019 - Ecuador fights banana fungus threatening banana crop
06/20/2019 - Thailand: Outbreak of 'Panama disease' reported
06/06/2019 - Passenger slips up with banana corms
03/28/2019 - EPPO Global Database
01/24/2019 - Panama disease: An unending fight?
11/02/2018 - Researchers to save Queensland's banana industry
09/21/2018 - Two Redwood City palms to be removed
07/05/2018 - EPPO Global Database
04/05/2018 - Panama Disease in Myanmar
04/03/2018 - Ecuador takes steps to prevent TR4 incursion