black pod

black pod

[′blak ‚päd]
(plant pathology)
A pod rot of cacao caused by the fungus Phytophthora faveri.
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Some farmers have been upbeat during the current season, which opened on Oct 1, about a healthy mix of rain and sun but flooding in June and July and heavy rains in the following months have spread disease, including brown rot and black pod disease, according to exporters.
Alvindia also presented major diseases that could infect cacao trees like Black Pod Rot and Vascular Streak Disease which are more dangerous.
Before long, they find a strange black pod in the woods nearby, containing a lot of black gunge and a dead Felicity.
Before long they find a strange black pod in the woods nearby, containing a lot of gungy black stuff and a dead Felicity.
From a packet of seed cut-andcome again crops such as Clarkia Pulchella, Calendula Art shades and Nigella Damascena Albion Black Pod are amazing value for money.
From a packet of seed cut-and-come again crops such as Clarkia Pulchella, Calendula Art shades and Nigella Damascena Albion Black Pod are amazing value for money.
Witches broom in Brazil, Black Pod rot in West Africa and Vascular-streak dieback in South-East Asia -- these diseases in the past have wiped out an entire country's produce!
Black pod disease (pod rot) is a major problem to cocoa production in Nigeria.
The equipment was in a black Pod rucksack and contained a variety of items including a team Icom radio; team white Petzl helmet; a high-visibility orange waistcoat with Mountain Rescue on its back a Mammut orange fleece and a headtorch.
The ethyl acetate (EtOAc) fraction was the most active in inhibiting growth and spore germination of Phytophthora palmivora (Butl.) Butl., the causal pathogen of black pod of cocoa, with percentage inhibition in radial growth (PIRG) of 52%.
Every year 40% of the world's cocoa crops fall victim to pests and diseases such as black pod, witches' broom and monilia.
Cocoa is suffering from supply issues caused by ageing crops in the West African growing region and by black pod disease, which renders much of the crop unusable.