Fusarium wilt disease, caused by the fungus Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. cubense (Foc), is among the most destructive diseases of banana. A new race of the fungus known as Tropical Race 4 (TR4) has been affecting
Developing solutions for sustainable agriculture and food systems
Across the Agriculture and Consumer Protection Department in 2014, many major events and accomplishments contributed to the search for sustainable agriculture and food systems.
It was the year of agroecology, an emerging set of practices that
There is growing awareness of the fundamental and vital role fruit and vegetable consumption plays in human health and nutrition in both developing and developed countries. This increased global awareness has been primarily led by