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Banana Stakeholders’ Meeting in Davao

Dr. Agustin Molina speaks before the members of PBGEA in Davao, Philippines In the Philippines, TR4 has been a major issue among Cavendish growers with over a thousand hectares of plantation infected by TR4 since 2010. In the General Assembly of the Mindanao Banana Farmers and Exporters Association, Inc. (MBFEA, Inc.), an association of  small […]

Meeting with Australian Growers

(Left) Dr. Tony Pattison of DAFFQ shows a banana pseudostem infected by Fusarium wilt. (Right) The banana growers are given more dose of lectures with actual field demonstrations by the scientific experts. (Photo credit: Brian Cassey) A back-to-back activity was organized by the Australian Banana Growers’ Association (ABGA) and the Queensland’s Department of Agriculture, Fisheries […]