White rust, also called white blisters, is a fungal disease caused by the fungus Albugo candida, which affects cruciferous plants that include vegetables such as kale, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, broccoli and cabbage. Brassica weeds are also attacked.
Bean anthracnose is a seed-borne disease caused by the fungus Colletotrichum lindemuthianum. The disease is most common and severe on dry and snap beans but may also affect runner bean, mung bean, cowpea, and broad bean.
Powdery mildew is a common disease of cucurbits under field and greenhouse conditions in most areas of the world. Podosphaera xanthii and Erysiphe cichoracearum are the two most commonly fungi causing cucurbit powdery mildew.
The Banana scab moth, belongs to the family of Crambidae and is considered a serious pest in banana plantations. Its damage to the fruit can result in downgrading and/or rejection of the fruit thus great economic losses.
Mango anthracnose is a fungal infection caused by the fungus Colletotrichum gloeosporioides and is presently recognized as the most important field and post-harvest disease of mango worldwide. It is the major disease limiting fruit production in all countries where mangoes are grown, especially where high humidity prevails during the cropping season.
Rice blast is a fungal disease caused by a plant pathogenic fungus called Magnaporthe oryzae. Although it may attack other plants belonging to the grass family, Rice blast primarily infects rice, at all stages of growth and development. However, severe damages occur during the seedling stage.
Papaya ringspot disease is one of the most destructive diseases of papaya which occurs in nearly every region where papaya is grown. It is caused by Papaya ringspot virus – type P (PRSV-P).
Anthracnose is an important disease of strawberry with all parts of the plant (fruit, crowns, leaves, petioles and runners) being susceptible to the pathogen.
Tomato leaf curl is a destructive viral disease caused by a virus in the Geminivirus family of plant viruses, tomato yellow leaf curl virus (TYLCV). It is spread by whiteflies and can be found in most areas where tomato is grown, causing significant losses. Tomato is the major host of TYLCV, however, many other species are also infected, like capsicum, beans.
Wheat rust is a fungal disease that affects wheat in almost every country in which wheat is grown causing the most significant economic losses. With the capacity to form new strains of fungus, rusts can attack even previously resistant varieties