TR4 Global Network (TR4GN) materials published and available for download! Concrete solutions on how to effectively combat Fusarium TR4 - a destructive transboundary pest that devastates banana and plantain crops - are now available at your fingertips. Through the TR4GN initiative, the World [...]
The world’s most popular fruit is under siege. How it adapts now could be crucial to understanding the post-pandemic era. This crisis might just be different. Just as Covid-19 will lead to new ways of producing and consuming, so it may [...]
The IPPC Secretariat organized the first virtual meeting among the Regional Plant Protection Organization (RPPOs) to discuss how to move forward on the IPPC activities during the COVID-19 pandemic. The meeting was chaired and opened by the IPPC Secretary, Mr [...]
Filipino banana exports could slide by 40% this year. Banana production in the Philippines is being drastically reduced by Fusarium wilt and climate change, with the aggravating impact of Covid-19 on trade.
El miércoles 6 de mayo de 2020, el Instituto de Protección y Sanidad Agropecuaria, IPSA, participó en Reunión del Comando Fitosanitario FOC R4T : Situación Actual de la Marchitez del Banano, impartida en el marco de la Segunda Jornada Fitosanitaria en Época de Pandemia [...]
Unfazed by the COVID-19 risks, farm scientists from two Lucknow-based ICAR institutes are on the front line to control a fungal disease in banana crop especially in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar ahead of the planting season.
El director ejecutivo del OIRSA, Efraín Medina, y el coordinador subregional de la FAO para Mesoamérica, Adoniram Sanches, firmaron un memorando de entendimiento para el fortalecimiento de los servicios de sanidad agropecuaria e inocuidad de los alimentos. El acto oficial de [...]
A new management board to oversee the  TR4 Program in Queensland until 2023 met for the first time in April 2020, heralding the start of a unique government-industry partnership to help protect the future of Australia’s $580 million banana industry. [...]
The paper, published in the Frontiers in Plant Science Journal by John Komen and five other scientists working in Africa, noted that CRISPR-Cas9 is already being used to improve major staple foods in Africa, such as wheat, cassava and banana, [...]
Australia: confirman hallazgo de R4T en una cuarta granja de banano de Tully
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