Lethal yellowing spreads in West Africa

by Luigi Guarino on March 29, 2016

Readers may remember our recent post on the threat to the international coconut collection in Papua New Guinea that is being posed by a new disease. Now it looks like an old disease, lethal yellowing, is likewise making strides towards another important international coconut genebank, that in Cote d’Ivoire

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…quite apart from affecting the livelihoods of an increasing number of farmers who can hardly afford the hit. See the video by Rouland Bourdeix for more details.

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