Phytophthora megakarya. Phytophthora megakarya resistance selection programme. Annual Report 1994; Cocoa Research Institute of Ghana, 1992/93, 58-59. 63. Van der Vossen HAM. Selection efficiency for resistance to major diseases in cocoa. In Report on strategies of variety improvement in cocoa with emphasis on durable disease resistance. pp. 9-18. An External Review ...

Phytophthora megakarya, the causative agent of cacao black pod disease in West African countries causes an extensive loss of yield. In this study we have analyzed 4 libraries of ESTs derived from ...

Phytophthora megakarya. cocoa-tree and the biocontrol of Phytophthora megakarya, which is the most aggressive agent of black pod disease. Five strains of phosphate solubilizing bacteria (PSB) were characterized on petri ...

Download scientific diagram | Daily radial growth of Phytophthora megakarya from the Central strain in the presence of ethanolic extract. Values of the same parameter with different letters are ...

Studying spatial and temporal plant disease dynamics helps us to understand pathogen dispersal processes and improve disease control recommendations. In this study, three cacao plots devoid of primary inoculum of Phytophthora megakarya (causal agent of cacao black pod rot disease) upon establishment in 2006 were monitored for presence of disease on a weekly basis from 2009 to 2016. Ripley's ...The genus Phytophthora, known as the "plant destroyer", is one of the most important group of disease causing organisms. This genus contains the potato blight pathogen, Phytophthora infestans, and the sudden oak death pathogen, Phytophthora ramorum.Currently the latter species is classified as invasive, and a second one, Phytophthora kernoviae, is about to be placed in this category.

Phytophthora megakarya is an oomycete plant pathogen that causes black pod disease in cocoa trees in west and central Africa. This pathogen can cause detrimental loss of yield in the economically important cocoa industry, worth approximately $70 billion annually. It can damage any part of the tree, causing total yield losses which can easily ...Premise of the study: Phytophthora megakarya is the agent of black pod disease of cacao and is the main pathogen of this crop in Africa. Population genetic studies are required to investigate how ...Phytophthora megakarya and P. palmivora are oomycete pathogens that cause black pod rot of cacao (Theobroma cacao), the most economically important disease on cacao globally.While P. palmivora is a cosmopolitan pathogen, P. megakarya, which is more aggressive on cacao than P. palmivora, has been reported only in West and Central Africa where it has been spreading and devastating cacao farms ...Phytophthora megakarya in nurseries. The results showed that heat-treated oyster shells powder at 1% (w/w) soil amendment significantly increased plant height, leaf number, leaf area, dry shoot and root weight more than chemical fungicide and control treatment after twelve weeks of growth. ThePhytophthora megakarya Black Pod Rot Abstract: Both abiotic (climate change) and biotic (endemic pests and pathogens) stresses threaten African cocoa production. However, black Pod Rot (BPR) disease, caused by Phytophthora megakarya, is of particular concern to farmers and researchers because since the beginning in the …P. megakarya causes significant pod rot and losses due to canker in West Africa, whereas P. capsici and P. citrophthora cause pod rots in Central and South America. The global and highly damaging P. palmivora attacks all parts of the cocoa tree at all stages of the growing cycle. This pathogen causes 20 to 30% pod losses through black pod rot ...Studies were conducted in two cocoa-growing areas of Ghana, one solely affected by Phytophthora palmivora and the other predominantly by Phytophthora megakarya, to determine the effectiveness of sanitation practices and fungicide application on tree trunks for the control of black pod disease in the canopy.Sanitation practices including weeding, pruning, thinning, shade reduction and removal ...Phytophthora pod rot (Black pod disease)-Ghana: Phytophthora megakarya and Phytophthora palmivora; Anonom, Asukuo, Kokoo proye Authors : A. Y. Akrofi , E. Moses Authors Info & Affiliations Publication : PlantwisePlus Knowledge Bank

ABSTRACT Pathogens of the Straminipile genus Phytophthora cause significant disease losses to global cocoa production. P. megakarya causes significant pod rot and losses due to canker in West Africa, whereas P. capsici and P. citrophthora cause pod rots in Central and South America. The global and highly damaging P. palmivora attacks all parts of the cocoa tree at all stages of the growing ...Phytophthora megakarya (Pmeg) and Phytophthora palmivora (Ppal) are closely related species causing cacao black pod rot. Although Ppal is a cosmopolitan pathogen, cacao is the only known host of economic importance for Pmeg. Pmeg is more virulent on cacao than Ppal. Many members of the RxLR, necrosis-inducing phytophthora protein, and pectinase genes families were specifically induced in planta.PDF | On Oct 1, 2014, J.B. Mbarga and others published A new oil-based formulation of Trichoderma asperellum for the biological control of cacao black pod disease caused by Phytophthora megakarya ...Seven Phytophthora species have been reported causing black pod disease on cacao, so far, with Phytophthora megakarya, Phytophthora palmivora, Phytophthora capsici, and Phytophthora citrophthora being considered the most important species (Ali et al., 2016; Marelli et al., 2019).

Phytophthora é um género de protistas que engloba algumas espécies particularmente nocivas para a agricultura e silvicultura, responsáveis por várias doenças em plantas, vulgarmente associadas ao termo "podridão".O termo em latim refere-se, aliás, a esta característica ao aliar o termo grego phyton (planta) com phthora (destruição). Por vezes, tudo ao que parece, por engano, é ...

Many Phytophthora species have a soil borne phase in their natural life cycles even though disease expression often occurs on aerial plant parts. In Cameroon, black pod rot of cacao (Theobroma cacao L.), is caused by P. megakarya. Primary inoculum of

Phytophthora isolates from coconut plantations in Indonesia and Ivory Coast: characterization and identification by morphology and isozyme analysis. Mycological Research, 98 (12):1379-1389. Google Scholar. Chang HS, Shu IM, 1988. Oospore germination of homothallic Phytophthora species and the identity of Phytophthora hevep isolates from Taiwan.Phytophthora megakarya isolates were uniformly virulent in an assay using susceptible cacao pod husks inoculated with zoospores, while the P. palmivora isolates showed greater divergence in virulence. The virulence of P. megakarya was associated with earlier production of sporangia and an accelerated induction of necrosis. While zoos-megakarya were estimated according to standard methods. The outcome showed heterosis linked to length of The outcome showed heterosis linked to length of necrosis manifest a hybrid vigor (90% for ...In African cacao-producing countries, control of cacao black pod disease caused by Phytophthora megakarya is a priority. Introducing biological control agents as part of a P. megakarya control strategy is highly desirable, especially in a perspective of pesticide reduction. Trichoderma species are among the most used biological

Phytophthora megakarya obtained from a 7-day-old potato dextrose agar (PDA) culture medium and incubated at 25-26 °C in the totally dark and humid chamber. Control leaves were inoculated with sterileTherefore this species is utilized as biological control agents against a wide spectrum of plant-pathogenic fungi, fungi-like protozoa such as Phytophthora megakarya and also nematodes. T. asperellum also has been shown to have antibacterial activity through the production of trichotoxin peptaibols.Among the Phytophthora species that cause black pod of cacao, P. megakarya is the most virulent, posing a serious threat to cacao production in Africa. Correct identification of the species causing the black pod and understanding the virulence factors involved are important for developing sustainable disease management strategies.The results showed that the colonies growth of P. megakarya 6 days after incubation in V8 media 0,4%, 0,6%, 0,8% more depressed than growth on the V8 without chitosan media.  Keywords ...Aqueous extracts effects of seeds of <i>Thevetia peruviana</i> and <i>Azadirachta indica</i> on the development of<i> Phytophthora megakarya</i> in locality of Biakoa (Cameroon)The role of tcGASA genes in conferring fungal resistance was also explored based on RNAseq data against Phytophthora megakarya . The differential expression of tcGASA genes was recorded between the tolerant and susceptible cultivars of cacao plants, which were inoculated with the fungus for 24h and 72h. This differential expression …Black pod rot, caused by Phytophthora megakarya, is the main cause of cocoa losses in Cameroon.A few studies have focused on describing black pod epidemics in cocoa yet numerous questions remain. Here, an epidemiological model describing the temporal evolution of cocoa black pod, taking into account the development stages of …Phytophthora megakarya isolate L 2 C 2 is highly virulent on cacao pods and causes typical black pod symptoms on all the clones studied. Lesion size 5 days after inoculation was larger in highly susceptible clones than in the less susceptible ones. Nevertheless, two exceptions were observed in our study. The clones SNK213 and SNK416, known in ...Diseases are a major production constraint wherever cocoa (Theobroma cacao) is grown. The principal method of ameliorating cocoa production is the use of hybrid clones, which have resistance to important diseases and high productivity. To select new genotypes with resistance to Phytophtora megakarya, the cause of the destructive black pod disease, …Feb 23, 2016 · Phytophthora megakarya (Brasier and Griffin 1979 ), one of several species of Phytophthora causing black pod rot (BPR) of cacao ( Theobroma cacao ), is a diploid heterothallic oomycete (Nyasse et al. 1999 ). Abstract. Indonesia is a cocoa producing country with production of 425 thousand tons per year. However, production continues to decline, among others, caused by Phytopthora megakarya cause of ...In Cameroon, Phytophthora megakarya is the causal agent of black pod rot of cacao (Theobroma cacao L). Primary inoculum of P. megakarya is located in the soil. With the onset of the rainy season ...On-farm farmer managed trials to control black pod disease caused by Phytophthora megakarya in Ghana. Proceedings of the First International Cocoa Pests and Disease Seminar [Internet]. 1995 :pp. 109-118. ... Phytophthora quercetorum sp. nov., a novel species isolated from eastern and north-central USA oak forest soils. Mycological Research ...2023年7月21日 ... Andrews YA, Ishmael AA, Michael A, Eric KA. 2015. Black pod disease on cocoa (Theobroma cocoa, L.) in Ghana: spread of Phytophthora megakarya ...Microsatellite markers for population studies of Phytophthora megakarya (Pythiaceae), a cacao pathogen in Africa Michael Mbenoun 2012, American Journal of BotanyThe impact of soil treatments on black pod rot (caused by Phytophthora megakarya) of cacao in CameroonJan 15, 2021 · Phytophthora megakarya and Phytophthora palmivora cause black pod rot of cacao. P. megakarya occurs in Africa while P. palmivora is distributed world-wide. P. palmivora has a higher temperature ...

Cocoa (Theobroma cacao L.) is a major foreign revenue earner for Ghana.Black pod disease caused by P. palmivora and P. megakarya, causes economic yield loss in cocoa production in Ghana (Adomako 2007; Opoku et al. 2000).In 2012 alone, it is estimated that Ghana lost revenue of about US$ 3.9 million (25% of annual crop) to …Phytophthora megakarya is an oomycete plant pathogen that causes black pod disease in cocoa trees in west and central Africa. This pathogen can cause detrimental loss of yield in the economically important cocoa industry, worth approximately $70 billion annually. It can damage any part of the … See moreTwo well-established diseases cause the greatest losses: black pod rot, caused by several species of Phytophthora, and witches’ broom of cacao, caused by Moniliophthora perniciosa. Phytophthora megakarya causes the severest damage in the main cacao producing countries in West Africa, while P. palmivora causes significant losses globally.Oct 1, 2015 · Phytophthora megakarya infection. In order to analyse gene expression in response to P. megakarya inoculations of resistant and susceptible cocoa clones, a time course was conducted from 2 to 96 hpi. To verify the success of infection in plant tissues, half-leaves were conserved in a room culture for 6 days and fungal progression on the cocoa ... Cacao black pod rot (BPR), caused by Phytophthora megakarya is the most important cacao disease in Cameroon. Biocontrol of this disease using an oil-based formulation of Trichoderma asperellum PR11 provided more consistent and long-lasting protection of cacao pods under laboratory and experimental plot conditions. The objective of this study was to test this formulation under farmer field ...Phytophthora megakarya is restricted to Cameroon, Nigeria, Togo, and Ghana, causing about 10 percent crop loss. Phytophthora capsici parasitizes cocoa in Central and South America. It is the predominant cause of pod rot in Brazil where it is less aggressive than Phytophthora palmivora.

Phytophthora megakarya is an oomycete plant pathogen that causes black pod disease in cocoa trees in west and central Africa. This pathogen can cause ...In order to protect cacao against Phytophthora megakarya , the most aggressive pathogen of this plant in Cameroon, a study was carried out on hybrid genotypes of the family F79SA of cacao ( Theobroma cacao L.) to investigate the effect of inoculation of the biofertilizers Gigaspora margarita and Acaulospora tuberculata on the phenolic …Basic information. EPPO code: PHYTMG. Preferred name: Phytophthora megakarya. Authority: Brasier & Griffin. Taxonomy. Kingdom Chromista ( 1CHROK ) Phylum Oomycota ( 1PSDFP ) Class Oomycetes ( 1OOMYC ) Order Peronosporales ( 1PEROO )Phytophthora megakarya—one of the cocoa black pod disease species, is invasive and probably responsible for the greatest cocoa crop loss in Africa; Phytophthora multivora—discovered in analysis of isolates with P. cinnamomi dieback infections of tuart forests of Southwest Australia, which were previously diagnosed as P. citricola. Basic information. EPPO code: PHYTMG. Preferred name: Phytophthora megakarya. Authority: Brasier & Griffin. Taxonomy. Kingdom Chromista ( 1CHROK ) Phylum Oomycota ( 1PSDFP ) Class Oomycetes ( 1OOMYC ) Order Peronosporales ( 1PEROO )The results showed that the colonies growth of P. megakarya 6 days after incubation in V8 media 0,4%, 0,6%, 0,8% more depressed than growth on the V8 without chitosan media.  Keywords ...Crude extracts from Thevetia neriifolia seeds after maceration in different organic solvents were reported to inhibit the development of Phytophthora megakarya, a causal agent of black pod disease ...Jun 1, 2023 · 1. Introduction. Black pod disease, caused by Phytophthora megakarya, is one of the major diseases of cocoa that small-scale farmers are facing in West and Central Africa. In Cameroon, severe economic losses in cocoa production, which ranged from 30% to 80% were caused by this disease in all cocoa-growing regions where no proper control measures were applied [1], [2], [3]. (From Brasier and Griffin, 1979).P. megakarya is a member of Group II of Phytophthora, as defined by Stamps et al. (1990).It produces caducous papillate sporangia, is heterothallic and antheridia are amphigynous.Sporangia are limoniform, obpyriform or ellipsoid with rounded bases, varying from 20-60 x 13-41 µm, with a length-breadth ratio of 1.2-1.6, and are formed in a sympodium.Research on resistance to black pod caused by Phytophthora megakarya has been carried out in Cameroon for 40 years. It has yielded a significant database which is currently being exploited for the modelling of disease resistance levels of the major clones selected as candidate parents for the creation of new resistant and consequently more productive cocoa varieties.2018年10月12日 ... (2008). Bioassay of five trichoderma strains against Phytophthora megakarya (Cacao pod-rot) in Nigeria. Scientific Research and Essays, 3(9), ...Black pod rot, caused by Phytophthora palmivora, is a devastating disease of Theobroma cacao L. (cacao) leading to huge losses for farmers and limiting chocolate industry supplies. To understand resistance responses of cacao leaves to P. palmivora, Stage 2 leaves of genotypes Imperial College Selection 1 (ICS1), Colección Castro …Phytophthora megakarya in nurseries. The results showed that heat-treated oyster shells powder at 1% (w/w) soil amendment significantly increased plant height, leaf number, leaf area, dry shoot and root weight more than chemical fungicide and control treatment after twelve weeks of growth. TheThe only economically important host of Phytophthora megakarya Brasier & Griffin is Theobroma cacao. The pathogen is one of several Phytophthora species causing black pod disease of cacao. Isolates of P. megakarya were grouped taxonomically with P. palmivora isolates until 1979, when it was recognized as a new species (Brasier and Griffin, 1979).PLN Pod lesion number, PLS Pod lesion size, LDS leaf disc score, Pp Phytophthora palmivora, Pm Phytophthora megakarya. Mean values with different alphabets within a column are significantly ...However, black Pod Rot (BPR) disease, caused by Phytophthora megakarya, is of particular concern to farmers and researchers because since the beginning in the late 1970s the yield losses caused by this disease have dramatically increased. P. megakarya is the mostStudying spatial and temporal plant disease dynamics helps us to understand pathogen dispersal processes and improve disease control recommendations. In this study, three cacao plots devoid of primary inoculum of <i>Phytophthora megakarya</i> (causal agent of cacao black pod rot disease) upon establ …Feb 2, 2022 · Phytophthora megakarya isolate used in this study was obtained from the microorganism bank of the Laboratory of Phytoprotection and Plant Valorization (LPPV) of the Biotechnology Centre of the University of Yaoundé 1, Cameroon. Zoospore suspensions of P. megakarya isolate PM5 were obtained as described previously .

Phytophthora megakarya is the most virulent Phytophthora species reported on cacao (Theobroma cacao) in Africa. Previous studies have shown that it disperses mainly through rain splash from soil ...

Phytophthora megakarya was frequently isolated from all the three sources of canker infections, indicating P. megakarya readily causes stem canker on cocoa. These results emphasise the importance of different reservoirs as sources of primary inoculum for diseases caused by the two Phytophthora species particularly pod rot infection on cocoa.

Phytophthora megakarya and P. palmivora are oomycete pathogens that cause black pod rot of cacao (Theobroma cacao), the most economically important disease on cacao globally.While P. palmivora is a cosmopolitan pathogen, P. megakarya, which is more aggressive on cacao than P. palmivora, has been reported only in West and Central Africa where it has been spreading and devastating cacao farms ...Phytophthora megakarya causes the severest damage in the main cacao producing countries in West Africa, while P. palmivora causes significant losses globally. M. perniciosa is related to a sister ...Research on resistance to black pod caused by Phytophthora megakarya has been carried out in Cameroon for 40 years. It has yielded a significant database which is currently being exploited for the modelling of disease resistance levels of the major clones selected as candidate parents for the creation of new resistant and consequently more productive cocoa varieties.regulated in response to Phytophthora megakarya early disease progression in a resistant (SCA6) and a susceptible (NA32) cacao genotype and to better understand basal dif-ferences in gene expression between these genotypes. Both SCA6 and NA32 are agronomically important genotypes. SCA6 is a well-known source of resistance to PhytophthoraStudying spatial and temporal plant disease dynamics helps us to understand pathogen dispersal processes and improve disease control recommendations. In this study, three cacao plots devoid of primary inoculum of <i>Phytophthora megakarya</i> (causal agent of cacao black pod rot disease) upon establ …Phytophthora, causes substantial yield losses worldwide, particularly in Africa with the species Phytophthora megakarya, which is the most damaging species for the cocoa industry. Although P. megakarya only exists in Africa, the species Phytophthora palmivora and Phy-tophthora capsici are responsible for the disease in South America.Phytophthora là một chi Oomycetes gây hại cho cây, các loài trong chi này có thể gây hại kinh tế lớn đối với các vụ mùa trên toàn thế giới cũng như gây tổn môi trường hệ sinh …May 1, 2004 · Black pod rot, caused by Phytophthora megakarya, is the main cause of cocoa harvest losses in Cameroon.Field experiments were carried out over two successive years in two smallholders’ plots of cocoa trees, in order to assess the impact of diseased pod removal (phytosanitary pod removal) on disease progress, total production and final harvest. Phytophthora megakarya et Phytophthora palmivora. Ces Oomycètes sont responsables d'une perte de production qui s'élève à plus de 80 %. Afin de mieux lutter contre la maladie, il est

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