Identification and management of microbial contaminants of banana in vitro cultures

@inproceedings{Msogoya2012IdentificationAM,
  title={Identification and management of microbial contaminants of banana in vitro cultures},
  author={Theodosy Msogoya and Helen Kanyagha and Josiah Mutigitu and Mateso Kulebelwa},
  year={2012}
}
  • Theodosy Msogoya, Helen Kanyagha, +1 author Mateso Kulebelwa
  • Published 2012
Microbial contamination is one of the major challenges hampering the application of in vitro micropropagation technique for mass production of pest-free banana planting materials at the Sokoine University of Agriculture in Tanzania. Objectives: The objectives of this study were to identify bacterial and fungal contaminants of banana in vitro cultures and to test the efficacy of selected antibiotics and antifungal agents in the elimination of such contaminants. Methodology and results: Purified… CONTINUE READING