A Wilt Disease of the Oil Palm

@article{Wardlaw1946AWD,
  title={A Wilt Disease of the Oil Palm},
  author={Claude W. Wardlaw},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1946},
  volume={158},
  pages={56-56}
}
DURING recent investigations in the Belgian Congo I came across what is apparently a hitherto undescribed wilt disease of the oil palm (Elaeis guineensis). Palms of 4–20 years of age have been seen with characteristic necrotic symptoms in the vascular strands of the trunk and roots. The destruction of well-grown palms has been observed in widely separated areas. The lower leaves of such palms show characteristic flagging and wilting; they eventually break near the base of the petiole and hang… 
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