Enrich the breeding of and evaluate the diversity of cacao system shadow growing Musa balbisiana plantain by carrying out genotype-phenotype association analyses.Partners and collaborators: Earlham Institute (UK), AGROSAVIA (Col).
Impact So Far
Researchers have phenotyped the available Musa plantain collection for several traits, including plant morphology, turgency, fruit quality, colour, and sugar and starch content.
Carrying out sequencing and population analyses of Musa plantain accessions at AGROSAVIA to evaluate their diversity and breeding enhancement potential.
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Socio economics of biodiversity