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Last modified: 23/01/04

Contacts or sources of information -

Occurrence - Harries, H.C. (1980) Malayan coconuts in the Caribbean: Caribbean coco-nuts in Malaysia. In: Proc. Int. Conf. Cocoa & Coco-nuts, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (1978) pp.508-510.

Harries, H.C. (1990) Malesian origin for a domestic Cocos nucifera. In: P. Baas, K. Kalkamn & R. Geesink (eds) The Plant Diversity of Malesia. pp351-357. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dorcrecht, Netherlands

Johnston, A. (1961) Notes on coconut diseases of obscure origin. FAO Information Newsletter for Asia and the Far East.

Sharples, A. (1928) Palm diseases in Malaya. Malayan Ag. J. 16, 313-360.

Smith, A.C. (1932) San Blas coconuts in Malaya. Malay, Ag. J. 20, 583-585.

TURNER, P.D., JONES, P. & KENTEN, R.H. (1978) Coconut stem necrosis a disease of hybrid and Malayan Dwarf coconuts in North Sumatra and Peninsular Malaysia. Perak Planters Journal for 1978.

Spread - dates and places of subsequent outbreaks (ditto)

Currently active areas - dates and places (seek information/confirmation)

Suspected new outbreaks - specify whether confirmed or unconfirmed (reference)

Other palm/plant hosts

New hosts, new vectors, new strains or suspected loss of resistance - confirmed or unconfirmed

Research projects

Rehabilitation/replanting programmes

Economic importance/threat

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