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TitleBiotechnology applications for banana and plantain improvement
LanguageEnglish
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Table of Contents
                            Cover
Contents
Introduction
	Opening Speech
	Introductory Remarks
	Whence and Whither Banana Research and Development?
Part 1: Nonconventional Strategies for Producing Banana and Plantain Resistant to Pathogens and Pests
	Genetic Mapping of the Banana Diploid Genome
	Applications of Biotechnologies to Banana Breeding
	Costa Rica: Preliminary Characterization of Viruses Infecting Banana
	Status of Coat Protein-Mediated Resistance and its Potential Application for Banana Viruses
	Banana Bunchy Top Virus: prospects for control through biotechnology
	The Phytotoxins of Mycosphaerella fijiensis, the Causative Agent of Black Sigatoka Disease, and Their Potential Use in Screening for Disease Resistance
	Molecular Approaches to Identifying Fusarium Wilt Resistance
	Potential of Gene Transfer for Engineering Resistance against Nematode Attack
	Molecular Aspects of Resistance to Nematodes
	Breeding Cooking Bananas for areas with Marginal Growing Conditions by using Cardaba (ABB) in Cross-Pollinations
Part 2: In-Vitro Strategies for Musa
	Commercial Micropropagation of Banana
	Improvement of Musa through Biotechnology and Mutation Breeding
	Contribution to the study of Banana Anther Culture
	Bioreactor Micropropagation Technology for Rapid Commercialization Opportunities in Plantation Crops
	Genetic Improvement of Plantains: the potential of conventional approaches and the interface with in-vitro culture and biotechnology
	Somatic Embryogenesis and Cell Suspensions in Musa
	Induced Parthenogenesis to Obtain Haploid Plants in Musa
	Cell-Culture Techniques
	Somaclonal Variation in Musa sp.: theoretical risks, risk management, future research prospects
	Early Detection of Somaclonal Variation
Part 3: Technology Transfer
	Donor Assistance in Plant Biotechnology for the Developing World
Part 4: Recommendations
	Nonconventional Strategies for Producing Banana and Plantain Resistant to Pathogens and Pests
	In-Vitro Strategies for Musa
	Technology Transfer
Annexes
	Annex 1: Acronyms and Abbreviations
	Annex 2: Participants
                        

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