Ryan Orr

Ryan Orr is a chemist and soil scientist at James Cook University investigating the link between soil characteristics and Fusarium wilt disease severity in bananas.

How Soil Management Can Help In The Battle Against Panama Disease And Other Fusarium Wilts

Fusarium wilt, a plant disease caused by pathogenic strains of the soil fungus Fusarium oxysporum, affects over 100 crops including banana, tomato, ginger, cucumber, oil palm, watermelon, wheat, and flax. Fusarium wilt of bananas, also known as Panama disease, is […]