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Technical Advice

A range of services are offered, including: Crop husbandry Agronomy Cocoa processing Post-harvest Animal husbandry Plant protection Continue »

Fact Sheet – Fusarium Wilt – Tropical Race (TR4)

Fusarium Wilt Tropical Race 4 (TR4) FUSARIUM OXYSPORUM F. SP. CUBENSE (E.F. SMITH), FUNGI: ASCOMYCOTA: SORDARIOMYCETES   INTRODUCTION Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. cubense Tropical Race 4 (Foc TR4) is a strain... Continue »

Plant Quarantine Service

The Plant Quarantine Service provides the first line of defense in pest surveillance that is, preventing the entry of pest into Trinidad and Tobago. It protects Trinidad and Tobago’s borders... Continue »

The Surveillance Unit

In fulfilment of Trinidad and Tobago’s obligation as a Member of the WTO and adherence to the WTO Sanitary and Phytosanitary Agreement, under the article on Transparency a Surveillance Unit... Continue »

The Entomology Unit

The Entomology Unit is responsible for the diagnosis and management of plant pest. It conducts research in the field of Entomology and develops Integrated Pest Management Protocols. It also offers... Continue »

The Plant Pathology Unit

The Plant Pathology Unit is responsible for the diagnosis and management of plant disease. It conducts research in the field of Plant Pathology and develops Integrated Pest Management Protocols. It... Continue »

WTO SPS Enquiry Point

The WTO SPS Enquiry Point is essentially an Internet site where enquiries about Trinidad and Tobago’s agricultural health and food safety requirements/legislation and changes that can affect trade are published... Continue »

Fruits Unit

Vision To encourage the production and consumption of local fruits and by so doing contribute to the enhancement of food security and health of the nation. Mission To conserve agro-biodiversity... Continue »


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