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Published by The Committee in [Tallahassee, Fla.] .
Written in English



  • Florida.


  • Palm lethal yellowing disease -- Government policy -- Florida.,
  • Palm lethal yellowing phytoplasma -- Control -- Government policy -- Florida.,
  • Palms -- Law and legislation -- Florida.

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Edition Notes

Statementby staff of the Senate Committee on Agriculture.
LC ClassificationsSB608.P22 F58 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination15, [7] leaves ;
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1239111M
LC Control Number94620400

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Review of Coconut “Lethal Yellowing” type diseases Diversity, variability and diagnosis Michel DOLLET1 Robert QUAICOE2 Fabian PILET1 1 CIRAD, Etiologie - dépérissement, Campus international de Baillarguet, Montpellier cedex 5, France 2 OPRI-CIRAD Laboratory, Coconut Programme, P.O. Box , Sekondi. During the s, a series of similar symposia had been held under the auspices of the loosely-constituted "International Council on Lethal Yellowing" (ICL Y). These were the years when the MLO cause for L Y was first proposed, a vector was found, the disease was racing across mainland Florida, USA and it was suspected of having jumped to Cozumel.   Lethal yellowing (LY) is a fatal disease of coconut palm (Cocos nucifera L.) and at least 35 other palm species in the Americas (Harrison et al. ), and has killed millions of.   The Atlantic coast of Guatemala runs between Belize and Honduras; two countries in which coconut lethal yellowing (LY) disease is highly active (Harrison et al., ).Coconut palms (Cocos nucifera, Atlantic tall ecotype) with symptoms indicative of LY (Harrison & Jones, ), including premature nutfall, necrosis of immature inflorescences, progressive frond yellowing and eventual .

A comprehensive review of past lethal yellowing research would be largely irrelevant; there are many earlier theories, hypotheses and blind alleys that are not of concern. Several comprehensive. Lethal yellowing-like diseases, also called Lethal Yellowing Type Syndromes, Lethal Declines or Coconut Lethal Yellowing comprise of a complex of phytoplasma-associated coconut diseases found around the world (Figure 1, Table 1) that result in yellowing, wilting and death of palms. Currently the coconut industry is severely affected by coconut lethal yellowing disease (CLYD). It causes premature fruit fall and infected trees die within 6 months of infection. The quality of the coconuts is affected by the disease and there is a corresponding decline in annual yields. The disease has been confirmed in the central and northern. Lethal yellowing is a devastating disease that affects coconuts and about 35 other palm species. The disease is caused by a phytoplasma, which is a bacterium found in the sap of the coconut palm. It multiplies in the sap and through the multiplication and the living of this organism in the sap.

Proceedings of an International Workshop on Lethal Yellowing-like Diseases of Coconut, Elmina, Ghana, November Simon J. Eden-Green, Francis Ofori Natural Resources Institute, - Coconut - pages. Editorial Reviews. Lethal yellowing has killed millions of coconut palms in Latin America and the Caribbean alone and poses a worldwide threat to the cash and subsistence crop that is . Lethal yellowing (LY) is a fatal disease of coconut palm (Cocos nucifera L.) and at least 35 other palm species in the Americas (Harrison et al. ), and has killed millions of palms in the Caribbean over the past forty years. Lethal yellowing was first observed in the Cayman Islands as early as Lethal Yellowing. Lethal yellowing appeared in the Miami area of the Florida mainland in the fall of , and it had killed an estima trees by October coconut palms by August From: Plant Pathology (Fifth Edition), Download as PDF. About this page.