One of the biggest fears of the fresh fruit industry just came true. A fungal disease that's been destroying banana plantations in Asia has arrived in Latin America.
Today in sad banana news. Note that “The main international conference on banana research no longer takes place in any banana-growing country, to reduce the risk that the fungus might hitch a ride with one of the researchers.” 1/2
Devastating Banana Fungus Arrives In Colombia, Threatening The Fruit's Future