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Phytosanitary threats to Musaceae: thinking beyond Tropical Fusarium race 4 | ASCOLFI Webinar.
August 14 | 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
During the Webinar, we will talk about:
- Musaceae (plantains and bananas) are synonymous with food security and livelihoods for more than 400 million people in the world. The tropical race 4 of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense (Foc 4T) is undoubtedly the biggest phytosanitary threat to the sector worldwide, but it is not the only one. This conference will address the main quarantine diseases of Musaceae, emphasizing diagnosis, epidemiology and management options.
This event is organized by the Colombian Association of Plant Pathology and Related Sciences - ASCOLFI.
Hosted by Cenicaña.
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miguel angel dita rodriguez
Ing. Agrónomo, M.Sc. in Plant Biotechnology, Central University of Las Villas Cuba. Ph. Phytopathology Federal University of Vicosa Brazil. Post-doctorate in Plant Biotechnology. Institute of Sustainable Agriculture (IAS-CSIC), Spain Post-doctorate in Molecular Phytopathology, University of Wageningen Holland.
Senior Alliance Bioversity International -CIAT. Cali, Colombia