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 General Secretariat of the Andean Community (CAN), in an expanded meeting of the Andean Technical Committee for Agricultural Health - COTASA, with specialized regional and international organizations, agreed to articulate regional action against Fusarium Raza Tropical 4, which was [...]
Ministers of the Andean region met to evaluate measures and actions against Fusarium Wilt (TR4) in bananas and other musaceae (Spanish Only)
The Ministers of Agriculture of the Andean Community (Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru) met in order to discuss joint actions to prevent and control the spread of the Fusarium R4T outbreak that recently appeared in an organic banana plot in [...]
On April 12, the Peruvian National Service of Agricultural Safety (SENASA) has officially confirmed the presence of Fusarium Tropical Race 4 (TR4) in a 0.5-hectare farm at Querecotillo district of Sullana province in the Piura department of Peru. Subsequently, the [...]
SENASA's Plant Health Diagnosis Center Unit has confirmed a POSITIVE Result for the PCR and Sequencing tests for Fusarium TR4 in Piura region.
COLEACP-ECOWAS-WBF — E-meeting on Banana Fusarium wilt TR4 – an overview of distribution and impact, and the essential biosecurity measures needed for West Africa
On 9 March, COLEACP and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) held a webinar with the FAO-led World Banana Forum: “Banana fusarium wilt TR4 – an overview of distribution and impact, and the essential biosecurity measures needed for [...]
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 [...]
IPPC Secretariat organized the first virtual meeting among RPPOs to discuss how to mitigate the COVID-19 impact on phytosanitary issues
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 [...]
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