The RTB Research Program recently released its first publications, the result of an IITA-coordinated project.
Two training manuals, one on growing bananas using tissue-culture plantlets and the other on running a banana tissue-culture nursery, are now available online. The manuals are based on trainings conducted in Burundi, Kenya and Uganda as part of a project exploring alternative ways of delivering tissue-culture plantlets to smallholder farmers. They explain how to train farmers and prospective nursery operators to become successful entrepreneurs. Read more