Mardi works to protect diversity of fruit crops

Mardi works to protect diversity of fruit crops. [Newspaper] (2015)


The future scenario appears bleak for our local banana cultivars, which are not only up against foreign competition – in the form of the hardy and unblemished Cavendish – but also against other more profitable and productive crops. The problem is not just confined to bananas. Other fruits like pineapples and mangoes, too, suffer from dwindling varieties.

Item Type: Newspaper
Keywords: Environment, Mardi, Banana, Cultivar, Biodiversity, Species, Declining, Pineapple, Mango, Conservation, Germplasm
Taxonomy: By Subject > Applied Sciences > Food Technology
Local Content Hub: Subjects > Applied Sciences
Depositing User: Eza Eliana Abdul Wahid
Date Deposited: 08 Dec 2020 23:28
Last Modified: 08 Dec 2020 23:28
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