Australian Scientists Create GM Banana Plant
ABC News reports that scientists in Queensland, Australia, have successfully grown the country's first genetically modified banana plant. The plant is resistant to the deadly panama disease, or fusarium wilt, which is prevalent in South East Asia and has threatened plantations in the Northern Territory.
"It would quickly decimate all of the plantations in the area where the outbreak occurred," said Tony Heidrich, Australian Banana Growers Council.
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