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- Ellison, C. A.; Sawadogo, A.; Braman, S.; Nacro, S.
- Plant disease 2015 v.99 no.1 pp. 14-20
- chlorosis, etc ; Colletotrichum truncatum; Jatropha curcas; branches; dieback; energy crops; etiological agents; fruit growing; growing season; leaves; lodging; monitoring; necrosis; pathogenicity; regrowth; stem cankers; Burkina Faso; Show all 17 Subjects
- ... A new disease was identified on the biofuel crop Jatropha curcas in 2012 in Burkina Faso that is causing serious yield losses. The disease was found to be widespread in both Sissili and Comoé Provinces. It causes characteristic leaf lesions, fruit necrosis, and cankers on young stems and branches. There was evidence of multiple infections on plants over the growing season, with regrowth evident fr ...