Discussing diversity, genes and the future of bananas on the BBC Food Programme

Six varieties of banana and various chips bought in Leicester: there are more types of banana than the Cavendish variety that is universal in Western shops!

Six varieties of banana and various chips bought in Leicester: there are more types of banana than the Cavendish variety that is universal in Western shops!

Pat Heslop-Harrison was interviewed for BBC Radio 4 “The Food Programme”. I have posted some of the points I wanted to make on AoBBlog.com, and a link to the whole interesting programme including my interview is here after broadcast of the longer version of the programme.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/series/foodprog

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About Pat Heslop-Harrison

Professor of Molecular Cytogenetics and Cell Biology, University of Leicester Chief Editor, Annals of Botany. Research: genome evolution, breeding and biodiversity in agricultural species; the impact of agriculture; evalutation of research and advanced training.
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