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Plant Pandemics

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • Jun 21, 2021
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The bananas we typically get at the grocery store are in trouble. The South American orchards of Cavendish bananas are under attack by a deadly fungus. This fungus originated in Africa and spread to the Middle East before traveling to the Americas. It kind of sounds like the current COVID-19 pandemic North Carolina State University plant pathologist Jean Ristiano explains how pandemics work in plants and how we deal with them. Show More...