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A commercial dessert banana from the seedless Cavendish cultivar in comparison with a typical banana from a wild fertile ancestor such as the one that as been sequenced. | Angélique D'Hont
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Banana's Genes Unpeeled

The long-awaited sequencing of the banana genome might help save the yellow fruit from imminent collapse.

July 11, 2012
3:00 AM EDT

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