Column: Popular banana variety faces fatal fungal threat
By Richard Brill, Special to the Star-Advertiser
Feb. 21, 2020
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The devastating fusarium fungus’ arrival in Latin America last year spells trouble for the survival of the popular Cavendish banana. A man sells bananas near a quarantined banana plantation near Riohacha, Colombia, that has been affected by the fungus.