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Plant Disease Aug. 2008 [slightly revised, May 2010] PD-48 Mango Anthracnose Published by the College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR) and issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Acts of May 8 and June 30, 1914, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Andrew G. Hashimoto, Director/Dean, Cooperative Extension Service/CTAHR, University of […]

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Powdery Mildew

Plantwise images See more… Symptoms Oidium mangiferae attacks the young tissue of all parts of the inflorescence, leaves and fruit. Infection shows initially as small patches of white powdery mycelium, which may later coalesce to cover large areas. On older leaves and fruit, infected tissue has a purplish-brown cast as the white growth weathers away […]

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Diseases in India

Mangoes in India . . . . . DISEASES Mango suffers from several diseases at all stages of its life. All the parts of the plant, namely, trunk, branch, twig, leaf, petiole, flower and fruit are attacked by a number of pathogens including fungi, bacteria and algae. They cause several kinds of rot, die back, […]

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Photo courtesy of Ian Maguire UF/IFAS/TREC Mango Scientific name: Mangifera indica Family: Anacardiaceae Growth stages Pests For weeds and diseases please see further down on this page. For rodents, snails and slugs please click here Seed Sown seeds Seedling Stage Leaves  Leaf miner Mango mealybug Mango shoot caterpillar Whitefly Vegetative Stage Shoots Mango leafhopper Mango shoot caterpillar Mango tip borer Spider mites Leaves Mango leafhopper Mango […]

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Pests of MangobySirasak TeparkumDepartment of HorticultureVirginia Polytechnic Institute & State University  Mango Introduction: The mango, Magnifera indica L., is grown throughout the subtropics and tropics and is one of the world’s most important fruit crops. India produces 70% of the world’s mangoes, although Mexico is the largest exporter of the fresh fruit. Taxonomy: The mango is a member of the […]

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Mango Pests and Diseases

The fruit flies, Dacus ferrugineus and D. zonatus, attack the mango in India; D. tryoni (now Strumeta tryoni) in Queensland, and D. dorsalis in the Philippines; Pardalaspis cosyra in Kenya; and the fruit fly is the greatest enemy of the mango in Central America. Because of the presence of the Caribbean fruit fly, Anastrepha suspensa, […]

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