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    Banana more resistant to climate change: Scientists

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    The banana could soon replace many crops as a staple food source. Scientists say the fruit is more resistant to climate change than others. Bananas thrive in southern India's tropical climate - the states of Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka produce more than 27 million tonnes of the fruit a year. Farmers in India are already recognising it as the most reliable source of income. Al Jazeera's Sohail Rahman reports from Hoseharrli in Karnataka, India.