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Smartphone app could help banana growers spot major diseases before they strike

This work is a step towards creating a satellite-powered, globally connected network to control disease and pest outbreaks ...
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CRISPR used to fight virus hiding inside banana genome

Genome editing has been used to destroy a virus that lurks inside many of the bananas grown in Africa. Other ...
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Can we ‘build’ a better banana with genetic engineering?

Reproductively, domesticated banana plants are self-copying machines .... With the emergence of the 20th century, the confluence of the Industrial ...
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World’s most popular banana faces extinction. Can gene editing save it?

Suring the summer of 1989, Randy Ploetz was in his laboratory just south of Miami, when he received a package ...
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Talking Biotech: Prospects for approving GMO salmon and rescuing embattled banana

GMO salmon in regulatory purgatory: Dave Conley; GE could rescue Cavendish banana: Pat Heslop-Harrison ...