Bailey, Bryan A.

Cacao Diseases

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Table of contents

Part I. The Crop and Its Pathogens

1. Origin, Dispersal, and Current Global Distribution of Cacao Genetic Diversity
Dapeng Zhang, Lambert Motilal

2. The Impact of Diseases on Cacao Production: A Global Overview
Randy Ploetz

Part II.
Moniliophthora roreri and Moniliophthora perniciosa: History and Biology

3. Frosty Pod Rot (Moniliophthora roreri)
Harry C. Evans

Moniliophthora roreri Genome and Transcriptome
Lyndel W. Meinhardt, Bryan A. Bailey

5. Witches’ Broom Disease (Moniliophthora perniciosa): History and Biology
Harry C. Evans

6. Genomics, Transcriptomics, and Beyond: The Fifteen Years of Cacao’s Witches’ Broom Disease Genome Project
Jorge Maurício Costa Mondego, Daniela Paula Toledo Thomazella, Paulo José Pereira Lima Teixeira, Gonçalo Amarante Guimares Pereira

Part III.
Phytophthora spp. Causal Agents of Black Pod Rot

7. Black Pod and Other Phytophthora Induced Diseases of Cacao: History, Biology, and Control
S. Surujdeo-Maharaj, T. N. Sreenivasan, L. A. Motilal, P. Umaharan

Phytophthora megakarya, a Causal Agent of Black Pod Rot in Africa
Bryan A. Bailey, Shahin S. Ali, Andrews Y. Akrofi, Lyndel W. Meinhardt

Part IV. Pathogens of Expanding Concern

9. Vascular Streak Dieback (Ceratobasidium theobromae): History and Biology
Peter McMahon, Agus Purwantara

Cacao Swollen Shoot Virus (CSSV): History, Biology, and Genome
Emmanuelle Muller

Part V. Pathogens of Local Concern and Potential to Spread

11. Fruit and Canopy Pathogens of Unknown Potential Risk
Andrews Y. Akrofi, Ismael Amoako-Atta, Kofi Acheampong, Michael K. Assuah, Rachel L. Melnick

Ceratocystis Wilt Pathogens: History and Biology—Highlighting C. cacaofunesta, the Causal Agent of Wilt Disease of Cacao
Odalys García Cabrera, Eddy Patricia López Molano, Juliana José, Javier Correa Álvarez, Gonçalo Amarante Guimarães Pereira

13. Armillaria Root Rot of Theobroma cacao

Jolanda Roux, Martin P. A. Coetzee

14. Root-Infecting Fungi Attacking Theobroma cacao

Julie Flood, G. M. ten Hoopen, Ulrike Krauss, Andrews Akrofi

Part VI. Non-microbial Maladies of Cacao

15. Cherelle Wilt of Cacao: A Physiological Condition
Rachel L. Melnick

16. Epiphytic and Parasitic Plants Associated with Cacao
Andrews Y. Akrofi, Kofi Acheampong

Part VII. Disease Management

17. Biological Control of Cacao Diseases
G. M. ten Hoopen, Ulrike Krauss

18. Breeding for Disease Resistance in Cacao
Osman A. Gutiérrez, Alina S. Campbell, Wilbert Phillips-Mora

Keywords: Life Sciences, Plant Pathology, Plant Breeding/Biotechnology, Agriculture

Publication year
1st ed. 2016
Natural Sciences
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