DiscoverFreakonomics Radio375. The Most Interesting Fruit in the World
375. The Most Interesting Fruit in the World

375. The Most Interesting Fruit in the World

Update: 2019-04-187
Share

Description

The banana used to be a luxury good. Now it’s the most popular fruit in the U.S. and elsewhere. But the production efficiencies that made it so cheap have also made it vulnerable to a deadly fungus that may wipe out the one variety most of us eat. Scientists do have a way to save it — but will Big Banana let them?

Comments (1)

Michael Anczak

at 22.49 he says seeds of the bananas....yet earlier he clearly states banas have no seeds...a cultivar

May 2nd
Reply
loading
00:00
00:00
1.0x

0.5x

0.8x

1.0x

1.25x

1.5x

2.0x

3.0x

375. The Most Interesting Fruit in the World

375. The Most Interesting Fruit in the World