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NARITA 2

Caption:
NARITA 2 (left) is a high-yielding and disease-resistant hybrid that is related, through its female grandparent Entukura (right), to a group of cooking and beer bananas called East African highland bananas. The female parent 401k-1 (middle) is a disease-resistant tetraploid. NARITA 2 is named after NARO and IITA, the institutes that jointly developed it.
Keywords:
Crop improvement, Improved hybrid, NARITAs
Date shot:
March 2014
Locality:
IITA Sendusu station, Namulonge
Country:
Uganda
Photographer:
Batte, Michael / IITA