Mango malformation

Mango malformation disease

Photo by Barry Conde, Department of Resources Northern Territory

  • Found in India, Egypt, Africa, Central America, Brazil, Mexico, Malaysia, Pakistan
  • Most important floral disease of mangoes worldwide
  • Causes malformed shoots and inflorescences
  • Panicles are thickened with large flowers and inflorescences appear crowded
  • Long range dispersal via infected plant material and pruning equipment

 High priority pest of: Mangoes

Scientific name: Fusarium sterilihyphosum
EPPRD Category:
Life Form: Fungus

Pest Documents

FS: fact sheet

CP: contingency plan

DP: diagnostic protocol