2016


       

 

 

ISSUE 28 – November-December 2016 

The November-December 2016 issue of the TFNet Newsfeed features MD2 Pineapple National Seminar, a workshop on women entrepreneurs, a seminar in Indonesia, and others.

     
 

ISSUE 27 – September-October 2016 

The September-October 2016 issue of the TFNet Newsfeed features the ISTF2016 in Philippines, a workshop on dragonfruit diseases in Thailand, the launch of 1-Million Fruit Trees Planting Campaign, and others.

     
 

ISSUE 26 – September 2016 

The September 2016 issue of the TFNet Newsfeed features a public lecture and a seminar on data driven agriculture in Malaysia.

Other highlights include:

  • AUSTRALIA: Queensland scientists aim to secure future of bananas with new varieties
  • INDIA: Peruvian Hass avocado gain market access
  • PERU: Avocado industry eyes strong future in Argentina
  • ECUADOR: Mango harvest will start a month early
     
 

ISSUE 25 – August 2016 

The August 2016 issue of the TFNet Newsfeed features the International Syposium on Tropical Fruits, co-organized by TFNet, the Bureau of Plant Industry Philippines, and the Philippine Fruits Association.

Other highlights include:

  • MALAYSIA: Launches high-tech durians
  • AUSTRALIA: Infected Queensland banana farm bought to protect industry
  • INDIA: NRCB in all-out fight against Panama disease in Cavendish banana crops
  • INDIA: Scientists work on new sugar-free mango
  • COSTA RICA: Pineapple sector battles with pests, organic certifications
     
 

ISSUE 24 – July 2016 

The July 2016 issue of the TFNet Newsfeed features the International Syposium on Tropical Fruits, co-organized by TFNet, the Bureau of Plant Industry Philippines, and the Philippine Fruits Association.

Other highlights include:

  • AUSTRALIA: Naturo solution stops avocado browning
  • SOUTH SUDAN: UN agency urges stability ahead of planting season to thwart food insecurity
  • MALAYSIA: Drought in Malaysia increases price of durians and delays peak season to end July
  • PAKISTAN: Solar energy can be utilised to increase crop production
  • TAIWAN: Banana, pineapple prices to soar following typhoon
     
 

ISSUE 23 – June 2016

The June 2016 issue of the TFNet Newsfeed features the International Syposium on Tropical Fruits, co-organized by TFNet, the Bureau of Plant Industry Philippines, and the Philippine Fruits Association.

Other highlights include:

  • MALAYSIA: Durian products approved for sale to China
  • INDIA: Papaya industry is booming
  • BRAZIL: Drought boosts papaya prices in Europe
  • ECUADOR: Banana waste could cover half of the countries electricity demands
  • KENYA: Avocado exports on the rise as quality improves