Regional Network Representative

 

                           

Dr. Chih-Ping Chao
Director
Taiwan Banana Research Institute (TBRI)
Chiuju, Pingtung, Taiwan Republic of China
Tel. No.: +886 8739 2111  Mobile No.: +886 936345600 / +886 987310083
Email: tbri@ksts.seed.net.twcpchao_tbri@yahoo.com.tw

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Founded in 1971, the Taiwan Banana Research Institute (TBRI), based in Pingtung, Taiwan, is best known for mass plantings of tissue-culture plantlets in heavily infested fields to select high-yielding Cavendish-type cultivars that are resistant to Fusarium wilt. TBRI provides tissue-culture plantlets and extension services to Taiwanese growers. The Council of Agriculture and the Department of Forestry and Agriculture of Taiwan fund the research projects of the institute.

As a member of BAPNET, TBRI participates in international research activities and provides training courses on tissue culture at an international level.

TBRI Website: http://www.banana.org.tw/