Bananas going extinct worldwide? Not if this Lucknow institute can help it
The Central Institute of Subtropical Horticulture (CISH) here has come up with a bio-formulant to save banana crops from fungal infection `fusarium oxysporum TR4`, or Panama Wilt, which is causing havoc for banana crops in many countries.
The banana of Uttar Pradesh is in high demand in other states, in terms of size, shape, weight and shelf value. Image source: Pixabay