World’s favorite banana under siege from fungal disease

January 6, 2018 | Friends of EG comments

The world’s top banana, the Cavendish, is under threat from a seemingly unstoppable fungus that is wiping out crops in Africa, Asia, Australia and the Middle East.

The world's top banana, the Cavendish, is under threat from a seemingly unstoppable fungus that is wiping out crops in Africa, Asia, Australia and the Middle East. The fusarium fungus blackens the bananas and kills the plant.

The world’s top banana, the Cavendish, is under threat from a seemingly unstoppable fungus that is wiping out crops in Africa, Asia, Australia and the Middle East.

The fusarium fungus blackens the bananas and kills the plant.

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