While the popularity of the Cavendish banana that you buy at the grocery store is on the rise, there is a disease that is threatening its extinction.
- Why might the most popular bananas go extinct?
- Which country economies depend on the banana?
- What percentage of bananas exported to supermarkets around the world are of the Cavendish variety?
- Kambhamkathy, A.P. (2021) What We Can Learn From the Near-Death of the Banana. Time, Nov. 18, 2019 (Retrievable online at https://time.com/5730790/banana-panama-disease/)