Contamination of oil palm pollen and seeds by Fusarium spp.

J Flood, R Mepsted, Richard M Cooper

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Five Fusarium spp. were isolated from oil palm seed and pollen. F. solani and F. oxysporum were the most frequent and the 4 isolates of F. oxysporum tested were pathogenic to seedlings. The implications of pollen and seed contamination are discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)708-709
Number of pages2
JournalMycological Research
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1990


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