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SVG Could See A New Black Sigatoka Resistant Banana Variety

Minister of Agriculture Saboto Caesar says local authorities may have to consider introducing a new variety of banana here that is more resistant to the Black Sigatoka Disease. Minister Caesar made the disclosure, as he responded to a question in Parliament on Tuesday. He was providing an update on the progress being made in containing… Continue Reading →

Local Farmers will be involved in a National Re-planting exercise this year

Local Farmers will be involved in a National Re-planting exercise this year, year, as part of the nation-wide Banana Rehabilitation Programme. Head of the Banana Services Unit in the Ministry of Agriculture, Sylvester Vanloo, says over one hundred and seventy Acres had been re-planted, at the end of last year. He said farmers are still… Continue Reading →