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Record number 514030
Title Facing extinction, banana Britain gave the world - Cavendish species under threat from deadly disease sweeping the world's crops
Author(s) Kema, Gert
Source Facing extinction, banana Britain gave the world: Cavendish species under threat from deadly disease sweeping the world's crops, the Daily Mail, 2016-01-25, Sian Boyle, http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3414918/Facing-extinction-banana-Britain-gave-world-Cavendish-species-threat-deadly-disease-sweeping-world-s-crops.html
Department(s) EPS
PPO/PRI Biointeractions and Plant Health
Laboratory of Phytopathology
Publication type Media appearance
Publication year 2016
Abstract

Daily Facing extinction, banana Britain gave the world: Cavendish species under threat from deadly disease sweeping the world's crops

  • Panama disease, which killed Gros Michel species, has new, deadlier strain
  • Some 10,000 hectares of Cavendish have already been destroyed
  • Scientists are warning the situation is quickly becoming 'serious'
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