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Banana Varieties

The total number of cultivars of bananas and plantains has been estimated to be anything from around 300 to more than 1000. Names are highly confused, even within a single country.

Workers seek Covid 19 protection

As the Covid 19 pandemic has spread through Latin America, trade unions representing plantation workers have sought the implementation of measures to protect the health and incomes of workers, while fruit companies seek to maintain supplies to European supermarkets.

Covid-19

The trade lists are open for authenticated users and not restricted for 'helping members' any more. I will continue to reorganize the support of this great catalog when the pandemic disease is under control.

Disease-resistant Variety of Banana

Banana producers in the French Carribean islands of Guadeloupe and Martinique announced earlier this month the launch of a new variety of banana, called “Pointe d’Or”, which is to go on sale in Carrefour Bio (Organic) shops in France later this month.

Is a banana a fruit, berry, or vegetable?

Most people can easily distinguish between fruits, berries, and vegetables. However, the difference between different types of fruit is less clear – and you may be very surprised at how a banana is classified. In this article, you will get an answer to the question whether a banana is a fruit, berry, or vegetable.

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