Toward a global banana map

Banana production is threatened by diseases like Fusarium Wilt TR4, and will be increasingly impacted by global climate change. But, to really understand what is happening to global production we need an accurate map of where bananas grow. Lack of such fundamental information results in all research – be it on climate risks or the … Continue reading Toward a global banana map

Climate change impacts on bananas

Climate change could negatively impact banana cultivation in some of the world’s most important producing and exporting countries, our paper in Nature Climate Change shows. But, producers in Africa will continue to benefit until at least 2050. While many studies have looked at the impact of climate change on agricultural production, the effect rising temperatures … Continue reading Climate change impacts on bananas