Studies suggest the major diseases threatening banana biodiversity include black sigatoks, Fusarium wilt, banana streak virus and banana bacterial wilt. This paper illustrates the potential threat posed by these diseases to Musa biodiversity in Uganda and highlights some recent studies undertaken to control the diseases.
Tushemereirwe, W.K.; Kangire, A.; Kubiriba, J.; Nakyanzi, M.; Gold, C.S. Diseases threatening banana diversity in Uganda. African Crop Science Journal (2004) 12 (1) 19-26.