Alvindia also presented major diseases that could infect cacao trees like Black Pod Rot
and Vascular Streak Disease which are more dangerous.
Growers control frosty pod rot
by planting cacao tree cultivars that can tolerate the disease.
Phosphonate applied by trunk injection controls stem canker and decreases Phytophthora pod rot
(black pod) incidence in cocoa in Sulawesi.
Among the groundnut diseases, stem and pod rot
caused by Sclerotium rolfsii Sacc.
Cocoa farmers also have to cope with plant diseases, like frosty pod rot
, and insects that destroy plants.
Phylogeny of the frosty pod rot
of pathogen of cocoa.
Cocoa trees, which bear fruit only in the tropics, take years to mature, and are vulnerable to diseases such as Witches Broom and Frosty Pod Rot
, which caused up to $750 million in damage last year.
of cacao caused by Moniliophthora (Monilia) roreri.
The causal agents of witches' broom and frosty pod rot
of cacao (chocolate, Theobroma cacao) form a new lineage of Marasmiaceae.
Their research has shown that a new endophyte found in Ecuador is effective at running off the frosty pod rot
11:15 RESISTANCE OF ENTRIES IN THE MISSISSIPPI SOYBEAN VARIETY TRIALS TO PURPLE POD ROT
CAUSED BY CERCOSPORA KIKUCHII
(caused by Sclerotinia minor Jagger and/or Pythium myriotylum Drechs,)] (Smith et al.