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Global Blight Threatens Bananatastrophe in Mozambique

The worldwide banana crop is under serious threat as a deadly fungus has rampaged its way through banana farms, landing recently in Africa. The latest carnage has been seen in Mozambique, which recently reported a new outbreak of the deadly TR4 strain of Panama Disease. This is not just an agricultural threat, but an economic one: Officials in Mozambique say the crop brings in more than $70 million per year. Eldad Karamura is a senior scientist responsible for regional banana...

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