Lethal yellowing spreads in West Africa

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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