Banana growers face Panama outbreak

Updated November 23 2015 - 2:56pm, first published March 6 2015 - 1:11pm
Australian banana plantations could be under threat if the suspected discovery of Panama disease takes hold in north Queensland. Leaf yellowing and collapse are typical external symptoms of Panama disease.
Australian banana plantations could be under threat if the suspected discovery of Panama disease takes hold in north Queensland. Leaf yellowing and collapse are typical external symptoms of Panama disease.

URGENT meetings have been held in north Queensland as growers and government discuss the best way to tackle the outbreak of Panama Tropical Race 4 (TR4) in a banana plantation.

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