FAO, TFNet, BAPNET hold side event on Banana Fusarium Wilt TR4 in Rome

The banana wilt disease caused by the fungus Fusarium oxysporium cubense (Foc) Tropical race 4, is a major problem for growers in mainly Asian countries. The disease, which affects mainly the Cavendish variety, was first observed in Taiwan in the 60’s,... 

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TFNet displays fresh and processed tropical fruits during the 70th CCP Meeting in Rome, Italy

The International Tropical Fruits Network (TFNet) was invited to participate in the... 

October 30, 2014 | Continue »

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TFNet participates in workshop on increasing production and market access for tropical fruits in Vietnam

In the current agricultural scenario, there are more opportunities for tropical fruits... 

October 29, 2014 | Continue »

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TFNet / CIRDAP collaboration MOU signed in Hanoi, Vietnam

One of the recent issues regarding agriculture is the growing concern of climate... 

September 27, 2014 | Continue »

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TFNet to participate in “Informal Technical Consultation on Banana Fusarium Wilt TR4 during CCP”“

TFNet has been invited to participate in the “Informal Technical Consultation... 

September 27, 2014 | Continue »

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Malaysia hosts the 8th TFNet Board of Trustees Session

The 8th Session of the International Tropical Fruits Network (TFNet) Board of Trustees... 

August 22, 2014 | Continue »

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TFNet holds international tropical fruit symposium in Malaysia

  The International Symposium on “Developing research to enhance market... 

August 22, 2014 | Continue »

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FIJI: New Fiji Agricultural Journal released by MOA

The first issue of The Fiji Agricultural Journal (FAJ), Volume 54 was released by... 

August 20, 2014 | Continue »

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Philippines to conduct 22nd National Fruit Symposium

Bearing the theme “Philippine Fruit Industry: Towards ASEAN Integration and Public-Private... 

August 17, 2014 | Continue »

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Bangladesh officials visit fruit development programmes in Malaysia

International Tropical Fruits Network (TFNet) organized a study tour focussing on... 

July 22, 2014 | Continue »

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Study tour on public rice export, procurement, stocking, storage and distribution and food safety regulations in Malaysia

The International Tropical Fruits Network (TFNet) jointly collaborated with The Agricultural... 

July 21, 2014 | Continue »

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Research Needs to Align with Commercial Practice: Alternative Concept for Market Access Protocol

The main challenges in developing tropical fruit for the export market are to ensure... 

November 20, 2014 | Continue »

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Strategy for Combating Fusarium Wilt in Bananas through Conventional Breeding, GMOs and Cultivation Techniques

Currently banana is grown on an area of 300,000 ha in China, with Guangdong province... 

November 20, 2014 | Continue »

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Lychee production in Vietnam

The Lychee (Litchi chinensis) is cultivated in China, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand,... 

July 3, 2014 | Continue »

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Rose apple: crunchy and refreshing tropical fruit

The name rose apple may refer to any of the following fruits in the Syzygium species,... 

June 12, 2014 | Continue »

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Soursop: beyond the fruit juice

Prized for its delectable taste and juicy pulp, soursop is a popular fruit in South... 

April 28, 2014 | Continue »

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Therapeutic values of superfruits, beyond nutrition and their value addition for commercialization

Superfruits are fruits that are not only full of nutrients, but are also rich in... 

April 28, 2014 | Continue »

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FIJI: Nature’s Way Cooperative launches certified ‘Fiji Red’ papaya seed

by Kyle Stice*   The Fiji Papaya industry will now have access to locally produced,... 

April 22, 2014 | Continue »

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The dabai story: experience in commercializing an underutilized fruit

Dabai (Canarium odontophyllum Miq.) is an indigenous fruit from the Burseracea family... 

March 13, 2014 | Continue »

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SURVEY: Postharvest quality and management of dragon fruits exported from Vietnam to Holland

Dragon fruit (Hylocereus undatus) is one of Vietnam’s key exports. The development... 

March 13, 2014 | Continue »

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Malaysian Carambola: from a rising star to a global leader

From its humble beginnings as a backyard crop, carambola is now one of Malaysia’s... 

February 20, 2014 | Continue »

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