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Events

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  • 10
    10.November.Friday

    09:00 -17:00
    10-11-2017
    CICG Geneva
    Rue de Varembé 15, 1202 Genève, Switzerland

     

    Presentation of the global programme on Fusarium wilt disease of banana, its objectives, structure and planned activities.

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    Learn more about IITA and partners’ breeding strategy and global partnership to breed banana with resistant to TR4:

    IITA leads breeding efforts in a global programme that seeks to contain serious threat to the world’s bananas

    IITA to partner in global efforts to contain serious disease threat to the world’s bananas

    Download (PDF) Banana Rollup

  • 13
    13.November.Monday

    All day
    13-11-2017-17-11-2017
    Yaoundé, Cameroon
    Yaounde, Cameroon

    A Phylogenetic Workshop on the basics of various phylogenetic techniques will cover the steps required from checking a sequence to constructing a tree.

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  • 20
    20.November.Monday

    All day
    20-11-2017-24-11-2017
    IITA, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria
    IITA Entrance Rd, Ibadan, Nigeria

    No additional details for this event.