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Under the peel

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Probing the banana diversity of Bougainville

Julie Sardos Wednesday, 31 October 2018
Bougainville Blog 70x The results of analyses done on bananas collected in Bougainville two years ago shed light on their diversity.
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Incomplete systemicity: a helping hand in the fight against Xanthomonas wilt of banana

Guy Blomme Friday, 23 February 2018
BXW Infected Stem GB 70px Controlling Xanthomonas wilt of banana, better known as BXW,  is made easier by the unexpected behaviour of its causal agent.
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The banana community mourns two of its members

Anne Vézina Friday, 21 April 2017
Mgenzi 70px The banana community lost two beloved members, Mgenzi Byabachwezi and Ramon Valmayor.
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TR4 as a driver of agroecological approaches in banana production

Jeff Daniells Tuesday, 25 October 2016
Ground Cover 70px Australian scientist shows how the TR4 incursion in Queensland is changing banana farming in the region.
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Dialogue on the future of plantain-based cropping systems

Anne Vézina Tuesday, 11 October 2016
Sylvain And Thierry 70px Dialogue between a supporter of agroecological approaches to intensify Plantain-based cropping systems and a sympathetic skeptic.
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Ecuador, top exporter is not a banana republic

Douglas Southgate Friday, 17 June 2016
Ecuador Top Exporter 70px Book on how Ecuador became the world's largest exporter of bananas.
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The original banana split

Edmond De Langhe Thursday, 26 May 2016
Solomon Islands Village 70px
Scientists think they figured out where Plantain and Maoli-Popoulu bananas originated.
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Would the true peduncle please stand up?

Jeff Daniells Thursday, 03 March 2016
True Peduncle 70px Scientists take apart a bunching banana plant to match name to function.
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