AUSTRALIA: Banana embargo costs Tully, Innisfail growers around A$4m every week
An outbreak of black sigatoka on bananas, a fungal disease that affects fruit and vegetables, is costing producers in North Australia over A$4m every week after an embargo was placed on fresh banana consignments. Inspectors from the Department of Primary Industries (DPI) are still looking for the source of the fungal disease.
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