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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
OIRSA y FAO firman memorando para fortalecer servicios de Sanidad Agropecuaria e Inocuidad (Spanish only)
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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