Why Refrigerated Bananas Smell Different

A research group in China has identified two transcription factors involved in odorous compound synthesis that are downregulated in refrigerated bananas.

The Race To Save Bananas

Experts predict that at least US$47 million is needed to fight the spread of fungus wilt in bananas.

Pests, Clones & The Imperiled Banana

The global banana trade is dominated by a single clone: the Cavendish. However, the ease and affordability of growing a single variety comes at a heavy price, Zaria Gorvett writes.

Vitamin A-Enriched Bananas Go On Human Trials

The orange colored pro-vitamin A-enriched banana could have a profound impact on vitamin A deficiency in East Africa.