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Colombia has declared a national state of emergency to try to contain the spread of a destructive banana fungus

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  1. Nmg
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    Surely the industry saw this one coming? There are numerous historical examples of monocultures failing. The most notable one I can think of is the irish potato famine. All commercial bananas are...

    Surely the industry saw this one coming?

    There are numerous historical examples of monocultures failing. The most notable one I can think of is the irish potato famine.

    All commercial bananas are genetically identical. My bet is that they will disappear relatively quickly.

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