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    Pseudocercospora Leaf Spot of Raphis Palm
    (University of Hawaii, 1989-06) Uchida, J.Y. ; Nagata, N.M.
    The cause of leaf spots with characteristic chlorosis and mosaic patterns on Raphis species was determined. The disease is illustrated and strict sanitation is recommended.
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    Cylindrocladium Rot of Spathiphyllum
    (University of Hawaii, 1989-08) Uchida, J.Y.
    A pathogen named Cylindrocladium spathiphylli was identified. Strict sanitation in the nursery, selection of varieties, and use of fungicide were recommended.
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    Calonectria Leaf Spot of Forster Sentry Palm
    (University of Hawaii, 1989-06) Uchida, J.Y. ; Aragaki, M. ; Iwata, R.Y.
    An outbreak of leaf spots occurred on Forster sentry palm in nursery production. The causal organism was determined and its etiology described. Reducing free moisture in the growing environment and use of fungicide were suggested as means to control the disease.
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    Foliar Blight of Spathyphyllum Caused by Phytophthora
    (University of Hawaii, 1989-12) Uchida, J.Y.
    This is the first report of severe foliage damage to spathiphyllum in Hawaii caused by Phytophthora nicotianae, although the disease has been observed in Florida. The disease symptoms are illustrated, and suggestions for cultural practices to avoid its incidence are listed.
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    Heliconia Root Rot and Foliar Blight Caused by Cylindrocladium
    (University of Hawaii, 1989-12) Uchida, J.Y. ; Aragaki, M. ; Yahata, P.S.
    Leaf loss and plant decline in some heliconia fields were investigated. A Cylindrocladium species was isolated and determined to be pathogenic. Experience in controlling C. spathiphylli on spathyphyllum suggested some control approaches, although fungicides had not been found effective. Further studies on the heliconia pathogen were indicated.
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