Good Practices, IPM (Integrated Pest Management)

“A better banana for Africa” (Farming & Agriculture)

16 May 2012

Banana Xanthomonas Wilt (BXW)

In this story, Farming & Agriculture describes the efforts of Kenyan Growers and researchers to get rid of main banana diseases : nematodes, fungi (Black Sigatoga), bacteria (for example BXW).

As bananas are a staple in many parts of Africa, the pest and diseases control is very important.