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Offline Hadrian

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No more Bananas
« on: 18/05/2006 15:45:26 »
13 May 2006


From New Scientist Print Edition

Go bananas while you still can. The world's most popular fruit and the fourth most important food crop of any sort is in deep trouble. Its genetic base, the wild bananas and traditional varieties cultivated in India, has collapsed.

Full story: http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn9152-a-future-with-no-bananas.html


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Re: No more Bananas
« Reply #1 on: 19/05/2006 13:32:48 »
One of the best jobs I ever had was ' bagging ' banana trees on a plantation in Israel.

I'm sad to see the demise of this fruit...this fruit which we share 60% of our genes with.

It is a sad testament that the picture above demonstrates such frailty and despair that this banana should see that that course of action was the only one to take.

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Re: No more Bananas
« Reply #2 on: 19/05/2006 14:48:08 »
we have eat the banana quite on a large scale, it was best for the stomach, even for a hungry man also banana was so economic to eat easily, swallow easily and pay least. but what is happening today, you know it. the position is hanged as shown in the above photo, thanks nice topic here. Hadrian, Hadrian are of great sense of humour and fine presentations, :)

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Re: No more Bananas
« Reply #3 on: 24/05/2006 13:10:57 »
" Yes! We have no bananas :)
We have no bananas today!!
We have string beans and onions, cabBAges and scallions
And all kinds of fruit and say
We have an old fashioned toMAHto
A Long Island poTAHto, but
Yes! We have no bananas
We have no bananas today! "
http://www.niehs.nih.gov/kids/lyrics/bananas.htm

« Last Edit: 24/05/2006 13:11:18 by ROBERT »
 

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