Saving a precious crop: sustainable management of the black Sigatoka disease of banana

Research project Black Sigatoka, caused by Mycosphaerella fijiensis, is currently one of the major constraints for production of banana and plantain worldwide, including Sub-Saharan and East Africa where millions of people rely on these crops for daily sustenance. Co ... Project Completion Report: The overall objective was to contribute to the stabilisation of banana production in Uganda by improving management of Black Sigatoka, a menacing foliar disease of banana and plantam. The project was to deliver this impa ...
Period: 2010-04-1 to 2013-03-31 Countries: Uganda Lead institution: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Partner institutions: Central Food Technology Research Institute (CFTRI), India Makerere University (MAK), Uganda Grains and Legumes Development Board, Ghana Project code: 09-084LIFE Total grant: 3,166,197 DKK
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