Visit of AgBiome to IITA-Ibadan

Vadim Beilinson and Lee Simmons of AgBiome Inc will be visiting IITA-Ibadan from 18 to 19 January 2018 with the main objective to develop a partnership with IITA. AgBiome is a private biotechnology company based in North Carolina, USA and using new knowledge of the plant-associated microbiome to create innovative products for agriculture.

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Africa’s leading partner for research for development The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is a non-profit institution that generates agricultural innovations to meet Africa’s most pressing challenges of hunger, malnutrition, poverty, and natural resource degradation. Working with various partners across sub-Saharan Africa, we improve livelihoods, enhance food and nutrition security, increase employment, and preserve … Continue reading Home test blog

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Bad news for Fusarium wilt: “Breeding Better Bananas” means business 27 November 2017 Hi pests and diseases, it’s your nasty cousin Fusarium. I’ve got an update for you from banana fields and scientists’ labs in Arusha, Tanzania. Its rather mixed news, I am afraid, as the humans seem to be making some progress. Read more … Continue reading New test