Breeding and Delivering Superior Plantain and Banana to Smallholders in Sub-Saharan Africa
|Coordinating organisation:||International Institute of Tropical Agriculture|
|Description:||Evaluation and delivery of disease-resistant plantain hybrids|
to NARS and the farming community.
Expansion of the breeding capability for plantain and banana
Investigation for key breeding constraints for banana and
Providing research opportunities for undergraduate, graduate
and post graduate fellows.
Maintain the breeding capability for plantains in West Africa and bananas in East Africa
Evaluate and deliver varieties of plantains and bananas with high post-harvest processing value and resistance to diseases and pests.
Strengthen the research capability of national programmes through collaborative research and provide research opportunities for degree-oriented training.
|Species:||Plantain and Banana|
|ARD-theme:||plant genetic resources
|Commodity:||plant products (agroforest)
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|Last editing:||2006-07-27 13:47:01|