About us

Aim of better bananas

Better bananas provides Australian banana growers and industry stakeholders with the latest information and results from research and development (R&D) projects.  It provides a central go-to location to equip your business with the latest R&D information.

What will you find on the better bananas website?

There’s information on:

  • current and recently completed research projects
  • developing new resistant varieties
  • crown end rot research
  • updates on innovation trials
  • handy problem solver guide – an electronic version of the original guide published in the Agrilink series. 

Who funds better bananas?

Better bananas is an initiative of the National Banana Development and Extension Program (BA16007). The project has been funded by Hort Innovation using the banana research and development levy and contributions from the Australian Government. Hort Innovation is the grower-owned, not-for-profit research and development corporation for Australian horticulture. The Queensland Government has also co-funded the project through the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries. 

The project is supported by the Australian Banana Growers’ Council (ABGC).

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More information...

We continue to add new content to this website, however, if there is specific information you’re seeking, then please contact us atbetterbananas@daf.qld.gov.au