Friday, October 13, 2006

Great fruit, short-sighted breeding...

More than you ever wanted to know about bananas.

Cute as all this is, bananas have a problem of monoculture that could spell big trouble soon for producers. It seems we're only growing one very unique type of banana - virtually no diversity at all.

Watching how the industry battles this problem could be a useful piece of information for corn growers.

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