A collaborative project, launched in 2017 between SAPPA and the University of the Free State (UFS) is focussing on the study and distribution of pecan diseases in South Africa:

Part 1:

  • Pecan Scab
  • Black blotch and die-back
  • Alternaria black spot
  • White and brown rot

Part 2:

  • Black lesions on nuts (Chaetomium species)
  • Overall decline of pecan trees
  • Fungi associated with the shot hole borer