Banana’s may become extinct

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Bananas might not exist in five to 10 years!  That means no more banoffi pie, no more banana split, no more banana cake ……

According to plant expert, Ioannis Stergiopoulos, a fast-advancing  fungal disease could threaten the world’s banana supply.


Mr Stergiopoulos pointed out that Cavendish bananas, the bananas most commonly found in the supermarket, are particularly vulnerable.

“The Cavendish banana plants all originated from one plant and so as clones, they all have the same genotype – and that is a recipe for disaster,” he said.

In order to prevent the global banana industry from being wiped out in the 10 years, farmers need to make 50 fungicide applications to their banana crops each year.


34 Responses

  1. Please No I love bananas.
    well I love bananas but I dont like banana flavoured things but I REALLY hope bananas dont go extinct

  2. No If bananas become extinct they’ll start making artificially flavoured banana product and those are disgusting. Just a question is this preventable? If it is I’m defiantly donating to the Save the Bananas Charity. SAVE THE BANANAS

  3. This should NEVER happen!
    Hey farmers, make 50 fungicide applications every month, not every year!

  4. No I don,t want bananas to be extinct because there really yum and there my favourite fruit and its not possible because there all over the Pacific.

  5. That is terrible, I am not much a fan of bananas but I don’t want them to become extinct!

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