News tagged with southeast asia

Call for action in Nature to save the banana

For years, Panama disease has attacked banana plantations in Southeast Asia. After a recent outbreak in Jordan, the first outside of Asia, the devastating disease is now also present in Mozambique. Stephan Weise of Bioversity ...

dateDec 23, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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Panama disease spreads among bananas—again

Panama disease is causing significant damage in banana cultivation in Southeast Asia. Together with a number of partners, scientists from Wageningen UR (University & Research centre) have demonstrated that the disease – ...

dateNov 01, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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Gone fishing? We have for 42,000 years

( -- An archaeologist from The Australian National University has uncovered the world’s oldest evidence of deep sea fishing for big fish, showing that 42,000 years ago our regional ancestors had mastered ...

dateNov 25, 2011 in Archaeology & Fossils
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