Pesticides used in banana plantations
Data from 9 countries have shown a correlation between quantities of pesticides used and annual rainfall, especially for fungicides used to control leaf spot diseases.
Bananas produced for the international trade are the among the most pesticide-intensive food crops. This portal documents the main pesticides and herbicides used in commercial banana plantations.
|This portal was initiated by a grant from the Ministère français de l'agriculture, de l'agroalimentaire et de la forêt to the World Banana Forum.White