There’s a rather interesting story about the likely end of the Cavendish Banana in Popular Science magazine this week, that’s doing the rounds of the blogs. It’s a sad but inevitable tale of what happens when you put all of your fruit in one basket. Literally.
This is why we need diversity, folks. I keep telling you, but nobody listens. Someone makes a fortune and everyone else copies. Well it doesn’t work. Not in nature anyway.
(Maybe in technology, but even then the applause is sweet but all too brief.)