In Cavendish bananas have become ravished by disease. It has become the poster crop—a cautionary tale of the vulnerabilities of crops. Is the key to saving threatened conventional monocultural crops?
Millions face hunger as fungus decimates global banana crop
The DNA of the Cavendish banana could be genetically engineered to resist Panama Disease.
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The failure to diversify makes the world's favorite fruit vulnerable to a wipeout.The bananapocalypse is coming. That’s the likelihood that sometime in the next decade, bananas may disappear, victims of a fungal pathogen known as Panama Disease. The disease is on the march throughout the world, threa
Recipe by Ivan Cubillo of This pancake recipe has a tropical twist and is perfect for using up ripe and ready bananas. Tastily topped with greek yoghurt and diced pineapple, close your eyes and be transported to Caribbean shores.