Texas Phoenix Palm Decline
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How to Cite

Harrison, Nigel A., and Monica L. Elliott. 2008. “Texas Phoenix Palm Decline: PP243/PP163, 11/2007”. EDIS 2008 (1). Gainesville, FL. https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-pp163-2007.


PP-243, a 5-page illustrated fact sheet by Nigel A. Harrison and Monica L. Elliott, describes this new systemic disease affecting primarily date palms in Florida, the pathogen and hosts, symptoms, diagnostics, and disease management. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Plant Pathology, November 2007.

PP243/PP163: Lethal Bronzing Disease (LBD) (ufl.edu)

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Harrison, N. A., M. Womack, M. L. Carpio. 2002. Detection and characterization of a lethal yellowing (16SrIV) group phytoplasma in Canary Island date palms affected by lethal decline in Texas. Plant Disease 86:676-681. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS.2002.86.6.676

McCoy, R. E. 1975. Effect of oxytetracycline dose and stage of disease development on remission of lethal yellowing in coconut palm. Plant Disease 59:717-720.

McCoy, R. E. 1982. Use of tetracycline antibiotics to control yellows diseases. Plant Disease 66:539-542. https://doi.org/10.1094/PD-66-539