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The use of resistant varieties in an integrated management of epidemics of Fusarium Wilt Tropical Race 4 in the Philippines

Gus Molina, Emily Fabregar, Noel Perpetua, Benny Corcolon, Lorna Herradura, Susan Razo and Vida Grace Sinohin A.MOLINA@cgiar.org Dr. Agustin Molina, Senior Scientist and Regional Coordinator for Asia and the Pacific of Bioversity International, presenting a keynote paper entitled, “The use of resistant varieties in an integrated management of epidemics of Fusarium Wilt Tropical Race 4 […]

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Research and production experiences in Asia suggest that Panama disease (Foc TR4) will not destroy the Cavendish banana industry

Dr. Agustin B. Molina Bioversity International/Banana Asia Pacific Network Western media is fixated with reporting that Panama Disease caused by Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense (Foc TR4) will lead to the disappearance of Cavendish bananas from supermarkets. This is in reaction to certain researchers predicting the unavoidable incursion of the fungus into Latin American banana […]

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