Chemistry & Physics

Dr. Wallace has published a paper in Folia Malaysiana with collaborator from Finland

01/12/10, 12pm

Richard Wallace (chemistry) and co-author Markku Hakkinen from the University of Helsinki have published a recent paper in the journal Folia Malaysiana. The paper, "Challenges Ahead For The Banana", Markku H?kkinen and Richard H. Wallace, Folia Malaysiana, 2009, 10, 23-3, describes a number of diseases that attack bananas and their potential impact on the fourth most important food crop in the world. These diseases include Black Sigatoka disease, Banana Bunch Top disease and a new form of the Panama disease. This review contains historical as well as current state of the issues that banana production faces as well as possible solutions for the problems faced.