Farmer-friendly method controls banana Xanthomonas wilt (BXW) disease

Bioversity International, the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) and the Institutional Learning and Change (ILAC) Initiative under the umbrella of the CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers and Bananas are collaborating on efforts to get banana farmers in East and Central Africa to adopt new and simpler approach to contain the devastating disease caused by Xanthomonas campestris without having to destroy large amounts of plants.

Read more on BXW control methods here and there .