Resistance of Cocoa to Black Pod Disease (Phytophthora palmivora Butl.)

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – The increase of cocoa production faces many problems such as black pod disease caused by Phytophthora palmivora. The disease may reduce the production of cocoa up to 44%. Control of the disease by chemical fungicides is costly and creates negative impact to humans and environment. Utilizing plant material which is resistant […]

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