Single diseased stem removal: meristem destruction

Single diseased stem removal: meristem destruction
Caption: Congolese farmer destroying the apical meristem to prevent the regrowth of a sick banana plant. The procedure is part of a technique called single diseased stem removal that is used to control Xanthomonas wilt, commonly known as BXW.
Keywords: Xanthomonas wilt, Crop protection, BXW, SDSR, Single diseased stem removal
Date shot: April 2014
Locality: Katana
Province/State: South Kivu
Country: Congo, Democratic Republic of the
Region: Central Africa
Photographer: Blomme, Guy / Bioversity International
Resolution / Size: 900x1200px (1.29 MB)
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