TR4, Black Sigatoka and the future of the banana industry
February 7, 2019
14:00 - 14:30
Banana production is under threat. Black Sigatoka and Panama disease are by far the most important fungal disease in global banana production, irrespective of the destined markets. The underlying factor is genetic uniformity. The solution is innovation: a suite of new, excelling and resistant banana varieties meeting future market demands and anticipating on a changing consumer preference.