1. Growing bananas does not take much effort, but it does require that you get a few things right when you first get started. Banana plants can offer many benefits: They make great windbreaks or screens, they can keep the sun of the hot western side of your house, they utilize the water and...
  2. 1/10/2005 An article by Francis Hallé in Nature and Resources, Volume 32, Number 3, 1996, explains several techniques used to “improve, select, propagate or preserve plant growth.” These techniques are called “phytopractices.” Most of them are inexpensive and simple to use but labor-intensive. The...
  3. 7/2/2017 Updates on recognition and management of Banana Xanthomonas Wilt (BXW) in East Africa shared. Presenter : Dr. Alliy Saidi Mbwana is a Veteran Principal Agricultural Research Officer who worked with the Ministry of Agriculture Livestock and Fisheries on bananas for over 36 years initially as a...
  4. 19/2/1998 Dr. Phil Rowe, with the Honduran Foundation for Agricultural Research (FHIA), has developed two robust hybrid bananas that are resistant to Black Sigatoka. These new hybrids are also resistant to Panama disease and tolerant of nematodes.
  5. 19/12/1999 A practical way to increase the number of banana suckers.
  6. 1/4/2010 ECHO consideró de qué manera nuestros recursos pueden ser más útiles a la luz del reciente devastador terremoto ocurrido en Puerto Príncipe, Haití. Nuestra principal fortaleza está en el área de información agrícola pertinente para los cooperantes para el desarrollo, voluntarios de proyectos y...
  7. 20/4/2008 The technique described in this article is very practical and applicable in certain situations. For example, it is becoming very useful for us here in Gamboula, Central African Republic (CAR), to produce planting material to distribute to our agroforestry cooperatives. It would also be helpful as...
  8. 20/10/2006 Food security in Burundi is under threat due to fears that an incurable banana disease, which has already been reported in several neighboring countries, could sweep across the nation.
  9. Key Resource
    1/6/1998 Hay más de cien especies principales de frutas en los trópicos, haciendo una contribución interesante al apetito y también a la nutrición. Estas especies varían en sus requerimientos ecológicos, en estación de producción, en rendimientos, usos, y por supuesto en otras características. Las tres...
  10. 20/7/2008 Descriptions of several crops that are adapted to difficult situations.