P5280035 Petiole mottling (Banana bunchy top disease)

P5280035 Petiole mottling (Banana bunchy top disease)

Image by Scot Nelson
Symptoms of banana bunchy top disease include mottling of petioles and leaf sheaths.

Pathogen: Banana bunchy top virus (BBTV) | Symptoms: Reduce internode distance, chlorotic leaf margins, erect leaf architecture, plant stunting, green J-hooks, mottled petioles and leaf sheaths, Mores code in leaf vines

Banana bunchy top website: www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/banana

Youtube video: "Banana Bunchy Top in Hawaii" youtu.be/N_2fYKP5Usk

More photographs of banana bunchy top disease and vector: www.flickr.com/photos/scotnelson/sets/72157632473185208/

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