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06/03/2020
IPPC Secretariat together with Cambodia NPPO (General Directorate of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Cambodia) are implementing a project entitled “Strengthening the Capacity of Developing Contracting Parties to Implement the IPPC and its standards under FAO-China South-South [...]
05/03/2020
El fortalecimiento de los procesos de bioseguridad y vigilancia de los predios bananeros en el Magdalena y La Guajira, mantiene control sobre el hongo Fusarium Raza 4 Tropical (R4T), evitando su propagación hacia la costa Caribe. Más de 6 mil [...]
05/03/2020
El laboratorio estará ubicado en las instalaciones de C.I. Caribia – Agrosavia en el corregimiento de Prado Sevilla, municipio Zona Bananera, Colombia.
03/03/2020
Con el objetivo de conocer y evaluar la condición de Belize y Honduras en la prevención del ingreso de la plaga del Foc R4T, y para visualizar posibilidades de cooperación en ese sentido, técnicos del OIRSA, el Fondo para el [...]
03/03/2020
When it comes to tropical fruits, Norwich [UK] probably isn’t the first place that springs to mind. But here …. a team of banana experts led by a former Israeli naval commander is working feverishly to save the fruit from [...]
02/03/2020
El director ejecutivo del OIRSA, Efraín Medina Guerra, participó en la inauguración del taller regional de FAO para el fortalecimiento de capacidades en la vigilancia, prevención y manejo de la plaga de marchitez por fusariosis, raza 4 tropical, (Foc R4T) [...]
02/03/2020
Rome, 27 February 2020 - Mr Jingyuan Xia, the Secretary to the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) filmed a video message at the occasion of the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) 2020.  In his message, the Secretary Xia highlighted the importance [...]
01/03/2020
A deadly fungus threatens the planet’s fourth most important crop with extinction, but a UK start-up thinks it may have the solution
26/02/2020
Biosecurity Queensland (BQ) today confirmed the presence of tropical race 4 on a fourth Tully Valley banana farm. The Australian Banana Growers’ Council (ABGC) was advised that a final vegetative compatibility group test (biological test) has conclusively confirmed the presence [...]
26/02/2020
A fourth case of Panama TR4 on a Tully Valley farm in north Queensland has been confirmed by a final conclusive test.

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