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From Soil to Soul Crop Productions for Improved African Livelihoods and a Better Environment for Future Generations
been initiated to study the effectiveness of macropropagation technology in producing disease free banana seedlings. The study commenced with a survey to identify the important diseases and insect pests of bananas in Eastern ...
Banana weevil (Cosmopolites sordidus) reduces availability of corms for seedling production through macropropagation technology
Banana (Musa spp.) is one of the most important fruits in Kenya for food security and income generation for major smallholders who own less than 10 hectares of land. The weevil (C. sordidus) is a devastating pest of ...
Effectiveness of macropropagation technology in production of disease free banana seedlings in central and eastern Kenya
Banana (Musa spp.) is one of the most important food crops that contribute to the food security of the majority small holders in Kenya. However, due to diseases, banana production has not reached its full potential. ...