Papaya (Carica papaya L.) is a popular and economically important fruit tree of tropical and subtropical countries . The leading global producers of papaya are Brazil, Colombia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Guatemala, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Nigeria and Philippines . Papaya is known as âcommon manâs fruitsââ. It is rich sources of vitamin A, C and calcium. The ripe fruit is prone to many diseases, among which anthracnose caused by Colletotrichum gloeosporioides (Penz.) Penz & Sacc. is an economically important disease during transit, storage and market.
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Citation: Ademe A, Ayalew A, Woldetsadik K (2013) Evaluation of Antifungal Activity of Plant Extracts against Papaya Anthracnose (Colletotrichum gloeosporioides). J Plant Pathol Microb 4: 207.
Last date updated on July, 2014