These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Banana plant plants:
Sigatoka leaf-spot, Cercospora leaf-spot, and Panana disease may infect this tree.3
Scales and nematodes are two common pests on bananas.
Black Sigatoka : Leaf spot disease caused by the fungus Mycosphaerella fijiensis. Causes reduction of fruit yield and in some cases, kill the plant.
Panama Disease : Also known as Fusarium wilt. A fungal disease that attacks the roots of the banana plant.
Banana Bunchy Top Virus : An aphid-spread plant virus of the Babuvirus genus, Nanoviridae family.