Blood disease

Blood disease

Photo by Jeff Daniels

  • similar to Moko disease
  • found in Indonesia
  • affects all plant parts
  • internal discolouration
  • black, shrivelled flower buds
  • wilting of leaves
  • spread in infected plant parts, soil, water and by insects

High priority pest of: Bananas

Scientific name: Ralstonia syzygii subsp. celebesensis
EPPRD Category: 2
Life Form: Bacteria

Pest Documents

FS: fact sheet

CP: contingency plan

DP: diagnostic protocol