Fusarium Wilt of Queen Palm and Mexican Fan Palm
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How to Cite

Elliott, Monica L. 2010. “Fusarium Wilt of Queen Palm and Mexican Fan Palm: PP278/PP278, 6/2010”. EDIS 2010 (4). Gainesville, FL. https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-pp278-2010.


PP278, a 6-page illustrated fact sheet by Monica L. Elliot, describes this lethal fungal disease affecting primarily queen and Mexican fan palms — pathogen and hosts, symptoms, diagnosis, and disease management. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Plant Pathology, June 2010.




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