In particular, he said Panama disease
has affected banana plantations in Barangays Kimamon, La Libertad, Salvacion, Talomo, Lunga-og, Casig-ang, Balagunan, Tibal-og, and Kinamayan.
Cesar Limbaga, of the University of Southeastern Philippines, has worked with Australian agricultural scientists for several years in the battle against Panama Disease
Queensland Government (2017) Panama disease
Researchers hope to find a solution to the blight in a rare Madagascan banana tree that grows an unpalatable, wild type species that is immune to Panama disease
is a widely documented pathogen that affects the roots of banana plants.
The National Banana Improvement Program coordinated by "Embrapa Mandioca and Fruticultura" studies the behavior of different banana varieties resistant to diseases such as BRS Platina (AAAB), which is a Prata-type hybrid (Prata-Ana x M53) of small to medium size, resistant to yellow and black sigatokas and Panama disease
(DONATO et al., 2006; CORDEIRO et al., 2006).
Given the lack of literature referring to the cultivation of 'Maca' banana in the Ribeira Valley region and its high susceptibility to Panama disease
, this study used, for comparison purposes, the existing literature for 'Maca' banana evaluated in other regions of the country, regardless of the adopted treatments and cultural managements.
Davao City - To save the billion-dollar banana industry in Davao del Norte from the real threats of disease called fusarium wilt, locally known as Panama disease
, the Department of Agriculture in Davao region (DA-11) and the provincial leadership in the area recently forged a partnership in an attempt to get rid of the pest.
Agriculture department officials confirmed on the weekend the existence of Panama disease
tropical race 4, a severe strain, on a banana farm in northern Queensland.
Alarm at the most potent threat - a fungus known as Panama disease
tropical race 4 (TR4) - has risen dramatically after it was announced in recent weeks that it has jumped from South-east Asia, where it has already devastated export crops, to Mozambique and Jordan.
A new assistance programme coordinated by The Netherland's Wageningen University and Research Centre is being launched to better equip the banana farmers in the Philippines to fight the infectious Panama disease