NEW YORK, July 19 – Researchers from around the world will gather at the National Science Foundation in Arlington, Va., on Tuesday for a two-day conference to discuss a proposal to sequence the banana genome, the International Network for the Improvement of Banana and Plantain said. 

The researchers are interested in finding ways to make bananas resistant to the Black Sigatoka fungus, a leading killer of banana crops.

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