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News Date: May 04 2016

The Ministry of Agriculture, which has collaborated with the Caribbean Development Bank, (CDB) and the Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI) to implement an integrated disease management program for the Black Sigatoka disease, conducted taste tests on new banana varieties.

An exhibition took place on the grounds of Government Headquarters on Friday, April 29th.

The purpose of the exhibition was to conduct a research on five varieties of bananas tolerant to the disease which have been introduced in Dominica.

On display were the Fair1, Fair3, Fair18 and Fair23 bananas and Fair21 is plantain.

News Source: GIS Dominica

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Post Author: Nelzine Brown

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