Improving Production of Saba, Lakatan and Latundan Cultivars in Different Cropping Systems

submitted by: UP Los Baños
Discusses the project development framework developed to improve local banana production. Existing packages of technologies for the producgtion of local banana culivars were assessed, validated and refined to fit the requirements and conditions of small banana growers. Project won the Best Paper, PARRFI Development Award given by the Los Banos Science Community Foundation, Inc. By Edna A. Aguilar, Jose Nestor M. Garcia, Nelly S. Aggangan, Juliet A. Anarna, Patrick M. Rocamora, Leonardo L....

Enhancing capacity for nematode management in small-scale banana cropping systems

submitted by: UP Los Baños
Report on the survey and collection of banana cultivars resistant to nematodes in small-scale cropping systems. Occurence and population of nematodes in the bananas were studied while varieties resistant to nematodes, particularly of Radopholus similis and Meloidogyne spp. The banana's resistance reaction were validated under farmer's field condition. Dr. Felipe S. Dela Cruz Dr. Teodora O. Dizon Crop Science Cluster College of Agriculture University of the Philippines Los Baños...