Inoculating Cavendish bananas with an avirulent Fusarium strain might protect them against devastation by Panama disease
Article Title: Induced resistance to Fusarium wilt of banana caused by Tropical Race 4 in Cavendish cv Grand Naine bananas after challenging with avirulent Fusarium spp.
Author Countries: The Netherlands, Colombia
Funding: This research is funded by the WUR-Interdisciplinary Research and Education Fund (INREF), comprising private and public partners, see www.fusariumwilt.org. Banana research at WUR is supported by the Dutch Dioraphte Foundation (https://www.dioraphte.nl) endowed chair in Tropical Phytopathology of GHJK at the WUR-Laboratory of Phytopathology. RA was funded by the Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Sede Medellín (https://medellin.unal.edu.co). The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.
Induced resistance to Fusarium wilt of banana caused by Tropical Race 4 in Cavendish cv Grand Naine bananas after challenging with avirulent Fusarium spp.
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The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.