Philippines to host ISTF2016 in Davao City

  The International Tropical Fruits Network (TFNet), the Department of Agriculture – Bureau of Plant Industry, Philippines (BPI), and the PhilFruits Association, Inc. (PFA) are jointly organizing the International Symposium on Tropical Fruits:... 

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Regional workshop on dragon fruit diseases to be held in Thailand

The Food and Fertiliser Technology Center (FFTC) for the Asian and Pacific region,... 

July 15, 2016 | Continue »

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TFNet launches GAPTROF during the 33rd FAO APRC

According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, one out... 

July 15, 2016 | Continue »

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TFNet to hold a workshop on revitalizing the Malaysian fruit industry

The International Tropical Fruits Network (TFNet) is organizing  a workshop on “Revitalizing... 

July 11, 2016 | Continue »

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TFNet attends FAO’s intersessional meeting on citrus greening disease

The Intergovernmental Group on Citrus Fruit of the Food and Agriculture Organization... 

January 8, 2016 | Continue »

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TFNet CEO pays courtesy calls to stakeholders in Thailand

BANGKOK, THAILAND: TFNet CEO Dr. Desa Hassim paid a courtesy visit to Kanit Likhitvidhayavuth, Deputy... 

January 7, 2016 | Continue »

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New Year Message from the CEO

I wish you members and friends of TFNet a happy new year!   In 2016, TFNet turns... 

January 6, 2016 | Continue »

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TFNet CEO Presents on the Global Pineapple Scenario in the National Pineapple Conference in Malaysia

TFNet CEO Dr. Desa Hassim attended the Malaysian Pineapple Conference held in Riverside... 

January 6, 2016 | Continue »

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TFNet CEO visits Guangdong Academy of Agricultural Science

GUANGZHOU CITY, CHINA: TFNet CEO Dr. Desa Hassim pays a courtesy visit to Dr. Yi... 

January 4, 2016 | Continue »

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TFNet CEO participates in the ISSAAS Tokyo 2015

TFNet Chief Executive Officer Dr. Desa Hassim presented a paper on “Gac Fruit... 

December 22, 2015 | Continue »

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TFNet welcomes 15 new ordinary members from the Philippines

BAGUIO CITY: The International Tropical Fruits Network (TFNet) welcomed fifteen new... 

November 2, 2015 | Continue »

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Fruitful All Over: a tribute to TFNet

A poem by Dr. Arturo M. Alegado, Dean, Bataan Peninsula State University   During... 

December 22, 2015 | Continue »

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Jackfruit finds a company

by Shree Padre, Kannur   After studying India’s scattered jackfruit industry... 

November 19, 2015 | Continue »

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PHOTOS: Delicious Vietnamese fruit for export

Source: Vietnam Net                            ... 

September 30, 2015 | Continue »

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PHOTOS: Processed jackfruit products

by Shree Padre   1. Pathanamthitta CARD KVK has standardized a dozen technologies... 

September 4, 2015 | Continue »

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Banana Fusarium Wilt: Return of the Catastrophic Plant Disease

Based on a presentation by Dr. Altus Viljoen during the TFNet Workshop on ‘Enhancing... 

May 12, 2015 | Continue »

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India’s Unique Treasure: Red Fleshed Jackfruit

‘Toobugere Jackfruit Growers Association’ of  Karnataka , India, is the only... 

January 14, 2015 | 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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