By PAUL B. BROWN
Published: August 13, 2005
A two-pronged frantic race is under way to save the banana.
It’s no joke, as Popular Science reports in a fascinating account this month. The Cavendish, the version of the banana that rests on top of American breakfast cereals, is “on a crash course toward extinction.”
The plight of the Cavendish Banana hasn’t really been new news for a while, but it’s a good article… and I loved the title.
“Time flies like an arrow, fruit flies like a banana.” – Groucho?