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PRO/PL> Anthracnose, banana – Uganda: (Western) susp

Other Plant Disease -- UgandaThe government has confirmed an outbreak of [a] new and more deadly banana disease in western Uganda. The Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) says the fast-spreading disease is drying up banana plants and wilting fruits at a terrifying rate. The ministry also said there is as yet no known drug that can be used to stop the disease.Sources from affected areas say the disease started last month [January 2020], with Ntungamo and Kabarole being worst-hit Read more [...]