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Published on 28 Jul 2014

Image A series of collecting missions to the four corners of the Democratic Republic of Congo reveals the extent of the country’s Plantain diversity.

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Published on 30 May 2014
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The story of Katana’s banana farmers illustrates how destructive Xanthomonas wilt can be, but also how manageable it is.

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Published on 21 Nov 2013

While Latin America is preparing for the worst, the banana community comes to grips with the news that tropical race 4 is on Africa’s doorstep.

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Published on 17 Oct 2013

A global list of cultivar names hopes to bring taxonomic relief to scientists working on bananas.

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Published on 04 Jul 2013

Frédéric Bakry has carved for himself a unique career thanks to his readiness for taking calculated risks and exploring the roads less travelled.

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Published on 09 Apr 2013

Australia has embarked on an ambitious plan to eradicate a devastating viral disease from its territory.

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Published on 01 Mar 2013
Two manuals explain how to train farmers and prospective nursery operators to become successful entrepreneurs.
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Published on 05 Feb 2013
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Survey results from Papua New Guinea provide the strongest evidence so far that phytoplasmas can cause disease in bananas.
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Published on 18 Dec 2012
Which problems should scientists solve first and which solutions are more likely to have a positive impact on food security and livelihoods?
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Published on 18 Dec 2012
¿Qué problemas deberían solucionar los científicos en primer lugar y cuáles de estas soluciones tienen más posibilidades de tener un impacto positivo en la seguridad alimenticia y en el sustento de vida de los agricultores?
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Published on 18 Dec 2012
Quels problèmes doivent résoudre en priorité les scientifiques et quelles sont les solutions les plus susceptibles d'avoir un impact positif sur la sécurité alimentaire et les moyens de subsistance?
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Published on 10 Dec 2012
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Farmers are using Chinese leeks and Cavendish somaclonal variants to cope with Fusarium wilt.
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Published on 03 Dec 2012
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Farmer Field Schools and hard work pay off for Kenyan farmers resisting the spread of Xanthomonas wilt.
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Published on 22 Nov 2012
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Officially launched in January, the Roots, Tubers and Bananas CGIAR Research Program is up and running and looking to the future.
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Published on 18 Jul 2012
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Ordering material from the International Transit Centre in Belgium has just become easier.
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