Scientists scramble to stop bananas being killed off

Banana Plantation

Banana plantations in Australia, south-east Asia, Africa and the Middle East have been ravaged by the ‘fusarium wilt’ fungus – and Latin America could be next. Photograph: Jacek Sopotnicki/REX/Shutterstock

British firm Tropic Bioscience races to produce bananas resistant to fungus sweeping global plantations


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