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  • Melo, S. C. O.; Pungartnik, C.; Cascardo, J. C. M.; Brendel, M. Rapid and efficient protocol for DNA extraction and molecular identification of the basidiomycete Crinipellis perniciosa . Genetics and Molecular Research, vol. 5, p.851-855, 2007.

  • Kilaru, A.; Bailey, B.A.; Hasenstein, K.H. Moniliophthora perniciosa produces hormones and alters endogenous auxin and salicylic acid in infected cocoa leaves. FEMS Microbiology Letters, vol. 274, p. 238-244.

  • Djocgoue, P.; Boudjeko, T.; Mbouobda, H.D. ; Nankeu, D.J,; Hadrami, I.; Omokolo, N.D. Heritability of phenols in the resistance of Theobroma cacao against Phytophthora megakarya, the causal agent of black pod disease. Journal of Phytopathology, vol. 155, p. 519-525, 2007

  • Irish, B.M.; Goenaga, R.; Park, S.; Kang, S. First report of Phytophthora palmivora, causal agent of black pod, on cacao in Puerto Rico. Plant Disease, vol. 91, p. 1051, 2007.

  • Tondje, P.R.; Roberts, D.P.; Bon, M.C.; Widmer, T.; Samuels, G.J.; Ismaiel, A.; Begoude, A.D.; Tchana, T.; Nyemb-Tshomb, E.; Ndoumbe-Nkeng, M.; Bateman, R.; Fontem, D.; Hebbar, K.P. Isolation and identificationof mycoparasitic isolates of Trichoderma Asperellum with potential for suppression of black pod disease of cacao in Cameroon. Biological Control, vol. 43, p. 202-212, 2007.

  • Ceita, G.; Macedo, J. N. A.; Santos, T. B.; Alemanno, L.; Gesteira, A.; Micheli, F.; Mariano, A.C.; Gramacho, K.P.; Silva, D.; Meinhardt, L.; Mazzafera, P.; Pereira, G.A.G.; Cascardo, J.C. Involvement of calcium oxalate degradation during programmed cell death in Theobroma cacao tissues triggered by the hemibiotrophic fungus Moniliophthora pemiciosa. Plant Science (Oxford), vol.173, p. 106-117, 2007.

  • Englebrecht, C.J.B.; Harrington, T.C.; Alfenas, A.C.; Suarez, C. Genetic variation in populations of the cacao wilt pathogen, Ceratocystis cacaofunesta. Plant Pathology, vol. 56, p. 923-933, 2007.

  • Phillips-Mora, W., Aime, M.C; Wilkinson, M.J. Biodiversity and biogeography of the cacao (Theobroma cacao) pathogen Moniliophthora roreri in Tropical America. Plant Pathology, vol. 56, p. 911-922, 2007.

  • *Inglis, P.W.; Queiroz, P.R.; Valadares-Inglis, M.C. Transformation with green fluorescent protein of Trichoderma harzianum 1051, a strain with biocontrol activity against Crinipellis perniciosa, the agent of witches’ broom disease of cocoa. Jounal of General and Applied Microbiology, vol. 45, p. 63-67, 1999.

  • Lima, J.O.; dos Santos, J.K.; Pereira, J.F.; de Resende, M.L.V.; Araujo, E.F.; de Queiroz, M.V. Development of a transformation system for Crinipellis perniciosa, the causal agent of witches’ broom in cocoa plants. Current Genetics, vol. 42, p. 236-240, 2003.

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