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Vanilla 2009, the fifth biannual conference, was held recently in Jamesburg, New Jersey. The conference was themed “Vanilla Diseases” in response to recent reports of widespread Fusarium among vanilla vines in Madagascar—a region that has historically produced about 70% of the world supply of vanilla beans. The event addressed both the causes of and possible solutions to vanilla disease, including physical remedies, biological controls and genome enabled technologies.
Read Day 1 presentations here.