What is it?
Lethal yellowing is a fatal disease of palms, including coconuts. It is caused by a phytoplasma.
What plants are affected?
Over 38 species of palms are susceptible to lethal yellowing. There are no resistant coconut varieties.
How is it spread?
Lethal yellowing spreads from one country to another by moving infected palm plant material.
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