A. BalamuruganAgricultural College and Research Institute (TNAU), Madurai (Dt)-625 104, Tamil Nadu, IndiaEmail: email@example.com
Host: Musa spp. (banana) Disease name: Banana bunchy topPathogen name: Banana bunchy top virus
Young, infected plants are usually stunted, and the leaves are more erect than normal. In a badly infected plant, the leaves are small and chlorotic and typically bunched together at the apex, forming a dense rosette. The disease is spread primarily via infected suckers. Secondary spread is by the banana aphid (Pentalonia nigronervosa).
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