1 Jun 2013


From This Way Up, 1:40 pm on 1 June 2013

Millions of people across the South Pacific and the rest of the world have relied on the coconut as a major source of nutrition for thousands of years. But there are fears the genetic diversity of the coconut is under threat, making it more susceptible to diseases in the future. Mike Foale of the University of Queensland studies coconuts and their genetics.