In pictures

Using photos to tell stories about people and bananas

The puzzling bananas of Solomon Islands

Monday, 27 February 2012
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An archipelago nation situated to the east of Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, like its neighbour, is host to a rich diversity of bananas.
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Ornamental bananas made in Brazil

Tuesday, 29 November 2011
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The market for ornamental bananas will soon have a new player when Embrapa, the Brazilian agricultural research corporation, starts releasing its creations.
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The organic bananas of Peru

Monday, 18 July 2011
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Growing organic bananas for export is a booming business in Peru.
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The workings and impact of a world-class collection

Monday, 07 March 2011
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A Bioversity study documents and assesses the performance of the International Transit Centre (ITC) in conserving and distributing Musa germplasm.
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Down the Congo River

Wednesday, 27 October 2010
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Dan Koeppel, the author of Banana: The fate of the fruit that changed the world, travelled to the now mostly deserted Yangambi research station, after which the Yangambi km 5 banana is named.
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Banana cultivation Canary style

Friday, 28 May 2010
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The Canary Islands off the coast of Africa have managed to offset competition from the cheaper bananas from Latin America with a production system that ranks among the most intensive in the world.
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