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The road to sequencing the banana genome

The road to sequencing the banana genome

If ever a crop needed help from genomics research, it is the difficult-to-breed-and-to-study-using-classical-genetics banana." The recent news that the banana ...
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Why roots, tubers, and bananas? Getting the picture in the Kampala market...

Why roots, tubers, and bananas? Getting the picture in the Kampala market…

When you tell people you are working on a program called Roots, Tubers, and Bananas, the typical reaction is laughter, ...
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RTB Update - July 2012

RTB Update – July 2012

 This is the first Blog Update from Roots, Tuber and Bananas Program Director Graham Thiele. I am beginning a regular ...
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Realizing the potential of Africa’s vegetative crops - Contribution by Rodomiro Ortiz, PhD

Realizing the potential of Africa’s vegetative crops – Contribution by Rodomiro Ortiz, PhD

In a short article in Plant Breeding News, the electronic newsletter of applied plant breeding, Rodomiro Ortiz points out that ...
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Interview with Graham Thiele RTB-CRP leader

Interview with Graham Thiele RTB-CRP leader

January 1, 2012 marked the official launch of the newest CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers, and Bananas (RTB). Led ...
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Best bets for banana research: Priority Setting to increase development impact

Best bets for banana research: Priority Setting to increase development impact

Which problems should we solve first and which solutions should we focus on to ensure highest impact on food security, ...
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