Plant diseases of Fiji by K. M. Graham

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Bibliography: p. 240-244.

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Statementby K. M. Graham.
SeriesMinistry of Overseas Development. Overseas research publication, no. 17, Overseas research publication ;, no. 17.
LC ClassificationsSB723 .F5G7
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvii, 251 p.
Number of Pages251
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Open LibraryOL5277709M
ISBN 100118800329
LC Control Number71858165

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Fiji disease virus (FDV) belongs to the reoviridae family and infects plants. It is one of the few plant viruses in the Reoviridae family. The type species of the genus Fijivirus, it Family: Reoviridae.

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A disease of coconuts was described on Guam, with an unknown causal agent, called Tinangaja. Taro Leaf Blight, caused by the fungus Phytophthora colocasiae, devastated the entire taro crop in South Pacific Islands.

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