Caption: NARITA 1 (left) is a high-yielding and disease-resistant hybrid that is related, through its female grandparent Enzirabahima (right), to a group of cooking and beer bananas called East African highland bananas. The female parent 917K-2 (middle) is a disease-resistant tetraploid. NARITA 1 is named after NARO and IITA, the institutes that jointly developed it.
Keywords: Crop improvement, Improved hybrid, NARITAs
Date shot: January 2014
Locality: IITA Sendusu station, Namulonge
Country: Uganda
Region: Eastern Africa
Photographer: Michael Batte / IITA
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