Incidence and severity of Botryodiplodia theobromae in sapote mamey fruits at Jalpa de Mendez, Tabasco, Mexico

Arturo Martínez Morales, Luís Ulises Hernández Hernández, Rodolfo Osorio Osorio, Irán Alia Tejacal, Víctor López Martínez, Silvia Bautista Baños, Dagoberto Guillén Sánchez

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Abstract

In this present research, sapote mamey fruits were harvested at Jalpa de Méndez, state of Tabasco, Mexico during two years of production (2003-2004). The incidence and severity of the rot originated by the fungus Botryodiplodia theobromae was evaluated. Results showed that in two years of evaluation the incidence of B. theobromae in fruits was closed to 50%. In spite of being affected by this fungus the severity was near to 20%. Botryodiplodia theobromae is a important factor that affect negatively sapote mamey fruit during postharvest in Tabasco, Mexico.
Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)29-32
Number of pages25
JournalRevista Cientifica UDO Agricola
StatePublished - 1 Dec 2008

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Morales, A. M., Hernández, L. U. H., Osorio, R. O., Alia Tejacal, I., López Martínez, V., Bautista Baños, S., & Guillén Sánchez, D. (2008). Incidence and severity of Botryodiplodia theobromae in sapote mamey fruits at Jalpa de Mendez, Tabasco, Mexico. Revista Cientifica UDO Agricola, 29-32.