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Devastating Banana Fungus Reaches the Americas

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Stevicus, Aug 21, 2019.

  1. Stevicus

    Stevicus Well-Known Member
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    Alarm as devastating banana fungus reaches the Americas

    I've often thought that the whole world was going bananas, but now, we may not even have that luxury for much longer.
     
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    Will your banana get the fungus?
     
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    It is my understanding that they have been trying to breed resistant strains of the plant?
     
  5. Subduction Zone

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    Yes, but since the Cavendish banana reproduces asexually (there are no seeds in a Cavendish banana) it is a very slow process.
     
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