Wednesday, May 17, 2006

The plight of the banana

New Scientist:
"The world's most popular fruit and the fourth most important food crop of any sort is in deep trouble. Its genetic base, the wild bananas and traditional varieties cultivated in India, has collapsed."
(Yes, yes, I know. In the last post, I was restrained. And this post is about...bananas. However, this is a pure and wholesome blog! Do you suppose that my Id is getting feisty again?)


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