Coconut Palm Trees

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Avijit Bhowmick added on March 22, 2016 | Answered

One coconut tree broken and affected by insecticide. Is it possible to treat the tree? Age of the tree 5 years.


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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on March 22, 2016

This appears to be a case of Thielaviopsis trunk rot which is a lethal fungal disease that causes one-sided trunk rot and the collapse of the trunk or crown.
This disease requires a wound in the soft trunk tissue. There is no treatment for this disease.

Here is a link that explains this disease.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/pp143

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