Interaction of the mite Aceria mangiferae with Fusarium mangiferae, the causal agent of mango malformation disease.

@article{GamlielAtinsky2009InteractionOT,
  title={Interaction of the mite Aceria mangiferae with Fusarium mangiferae, the causal agent of mango malformation disease.},
  author={Efrat Gamliel-Atinsky and Stanley Freeman and Abraham Sztejnberg and Marcel Maymon and Ronald A. Ochoa and Eduard Belausov and Eric Palevsky},
  journal={Phytopathology},
  year={2009},
  volume={99 2},
  pages={152-9}
}
The role of the mango bud mite, Aceria mangiferae, in carrying conidia of Fusarium mangiferae, vectoring them into potential infection sites, and assisting fungal infection and dissemination was studied. Following the mite's exposure to a green fluorescent protein-marked isolate, conidia were observed clinging to the mite's body. Agar plugs bearing either… CONTINUE READING