Moko disease

Moko disease

[′mō·kō di‚zēz]
(plant pathology)
Bacterial wilt of banana caused by Pseudomonas solanacearum.
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The disease is always associated with Moko disease caused by Ralstonia solanacearum.
It is caused by blood disease bacterium (BDB, previously known as Psuedomonas celebensis) that exhibits similar symptoms with those infected by Moko disease (Fegan and Prior, 2006).
In Malaysia, bacterial wilt in banana is always associated with Moko disease (Zulperi and Sijam, 2014).
solanacearum that causes Moko disease, with the former is specific to banana (Kusumoto et al.
Agriculture Minister Roger Clarke outlined several initiatives aimed at containing the deadly Moko disease detected on five banana farms in St.