Guyana receives banana and plantain tissue culture varieties

The National Agriculture Research and Extension Institute (NAREI) Tissue Culture Laboratory in Guyana has received 3 banana and 9 plantain Black Sigatoka Disease (BSD) tolerant varieties for evaluation from Bioversity International, Belgium and the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Nigeria. The materials are currently being multiplied in vitro.

Press Release dated 15 July, 2015

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