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10/12/2019
La implementación de un software llamado SaniBanano es una de las estrategias que el Ministerio de Agricultura y Ganadería (MAG), junto a la Agencia de Regulación y Control Fito y Zoosanitario (Agrocalidad), plantean aplicar desde el 2020 para evitar que [...]
09/12/2019
Recently, the find of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense tropicalrace 4 in Cavendish bananas was reported for the first time. The fungus causes Fusarium wilt, also known as Panama disease. Along Turkeys Mediterranean coast the Cavendish banana is a valuable [...]
06/12/2019
As keynote speaker Gert Kema took part in the 1st Global Fusarium Tropical Race 4 meeting themed “Threats and opportunities’. He talked about the current status of molecular diagnostic methods of TR4 and in particular whether Wageningen University & Research [...]
26/11/2019
El sector genera más de 80 mil puestos de trabajo en el país.
20/11/2019
Costa Rican banana corporation Corbana has organised the First Global Workshop on Fusarium wilt Tropical Race 4 (TR4), the devastating fungal disease threatening global banana production. The two-day conference, which takes place at Miami’s Hyatt Regency Hotel on 21 and 22 [...]
08/11/2019
Durante dos días, la capital de la República fue escenario del taller técnico regional para identificar las prioridades de una agenda integrada de investigación para la exclusión, prevención, y manejo de brotes de la enfermedad Marchitez del Banano causada por Fusarium [...]
31/10/2019
Retailer’s banana suppliers must now be assessed by GlobalGAP TR4 biosecurity add-on to help prevent spread of destructive Panama disease.
29/10/2019
A field test that is faster and more practical than laboratory tests for detecting Tropical Race 4 (TR4) – the Fusarium strain that causes the much-feared Panama disease in bananas has been developed by researchers from Wageningen University & Research. [...]
28/10/2019
A global threat is facing the production of Cavendish bananas following the outbreak of Fusarium disease and scientists are working on finding a gene that is resistant to the strain.
07/10/2019
The United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has launched an emergency project to help Latin American and Caribbean countries fight the spread of Furarium wilt Tropical Race 4 (TR4).

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