The Edith Cowan University in Joondalup, Western Australia is offering a PhD horticulture scholarship through a project on jackfruit. Specifically, the project will investigate the comparison of pre-harvest and post-harvest fruit characteristics, post-harvest physiology, consumer attributes and economic evaluation of the supply chain of Jackfruit produced in different preharvest settings.Continue Reading

The International Tropical Fruits Network (TFNet), is proud to announce our new co-organizers for the 2021 International Symposium on Tropical Fruits (ISTF2021) to be held on 28-30 September 2021 via Zoom. Our co-organizers and partners are research institutes, international organizations, networks, and publishers that work on tropical fruits. Co-organizers MARDIContinue Reading

The Lancang/Mekong river originates from the Tibetan plateau in China and ends at the Mekong Delta in Vietnam. The Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) mechanism launched in 2016, signifies the multilateral cooperation between riparian states along the 4,350 km river comprising Cambodia, PR China, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. Agriculture isContinue Reading

A four-part virtual workshop series on “Safeguarding the Banana Industry from Fusarium Wilt: Research Updates and Opportunities in Asia Pacific” will be held from October to November 2020 via Zoom, organized by the International Tropical Fruits Network (TFNet), the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR), Guangdong Academy of AgriculturalContinue Reading