The first Cavendish plantations at
Metocheria Farms were planted with tissue culture plantlets from
DuRoi Laboratories (RSA) in 2009, and more plantlets were
obtained from Rahan (Israel) in 2011.
The occurrence of Foc
TR4 in Africa is limited to Metocheria Farms in northern Mozambique.
Several actions to deal with the outbreak of Fusarium wilt at Metocheria have been introduced.
Latest news flash:
10 November 2015
and plantains are the world’s fourth most important food crop and are
of critical importance to the food security and income generation of more than 70 million Africans.
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