News, blogs, analyses and announcements on bananas

InfoMus@ used to offer two types of news: analytical pieces that put news in context (News and analysis) and a selection of links to online news (Mediawatch). It also had a community blog (Under the peel) and a blog telling stories with photos (In pictures). 

News and analysis

Where banana diversity defies expectations

Anne Vézina Thursday, 08 April 2021
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A pre-pandemic visit to Papua New Guinea revealed a rare and improbable edible banana.
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Banana pathogens’ new names

Anne Vézina Tuesday, 06 October 2020
TR4 is associated with a new species name, while the causal agent of BXW (finally) changes species.
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In pictures

A boundless curiosity for bananas

Anne Vézina Thursday, 19 November 2020
On the trail of puzzling bananas with Gabriel Sachter-Smith.
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Peru’s best kept banana secret

Anne Vézina Wednesday, 19 June 2019
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'Isla' is one of the most sought-after bananas in Peru. Yet, little is known about it.
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Under the peel

Genetic modification of bananas: the long road to farmers' fields

James Dale Tuesday, 08 December 2020
Update on GM bananas and the challenges of developing gene-edited 'non-GM' bananas.
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What's in store for organic bananas?

Frans Wielemaker Monday, 27 May 2019
Organic Bananas 70px The demand for organic bananas has grown exponentially, but can they ever become mainstream?
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TR4 and China’s boom and bust banana sector

Robin Thiers Thursday, 10 January 2019
Porters 70px The authors draw on fieldwork in China to show how TR4 shaped relations between capital, land and labour.
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