International Tropical Fruits Network (TFNet), together with FAO and support by experts from the Banana Asia Pacific Network (BAPNET ) held a side event during the 70th Session of the Committee on Commodity Problems at the Iran Room, FAO headquarters, Rome, Italy on 7 October 2014. The theme of the side event was ‘Mitigating and Adaptation Measures for the Control of Banana Fusarium Wilt TR4, including the successful development of Resistant Cultivars’.


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1. Fusarium Wilt : Occurrence, impact, R&D and  mitigation measures in Asia Pacific

Agustin B. Molina, Bioversity International

2. Holistic approaches to overcome the threat of banana wilt disease caused by FOC TR4

Bob Williams, Department of Primary & Fisheries, Northern Territory, Australia

3. Global Programme on Fusarium Wilt Disease of Banana

Fazil Dusunceli, FAO

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