Phytophthora megakarya

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Phytophthora megakarya
Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Chromalveolata
Phylum: Heterokontophyta
Class: Oomycetes
Subclass: Incertae sedis
Order: Pythiales
Family: Pythiaceae
Genus: Phytophthora
Species: P. megakarya
Binomial name
Phytophthora megakarya
Brasier & M.J. Griffin, (1979)

Phytophthora megakarya is a plant pathogen that causes black pod disease in cocoa trees in West and Central Africa.[1]

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  1. ^ IY Opoku, AA Appiah, AY Akrofi, GK Owusu (2000). "Phytophthora megakarya: A potential threat to the cocoa industry in Ghana". Ghana Journal of Agricultural Science 33 (2): 237–248.