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Banana Growers Defeat Pests Scientifically

The banana industry of northern New South Wales.
Series : Australian Diary | Episode : 18 | Year : 1948 | Total Duration : 3 Minutes | Producer : Jack S Allan
Banana plantation. Men cutting hands of bananas from tree, down hill on pulley system, flying fox. Sorting by hand, packing bananas individually, nailing boxes. Men seated on ground taking lessons on latest developments. Removing tree after harvest, sprinkling powder DDT onto tree stumps to destroy banana beetle borer, spraying pesticides.
Access No. 43196 | 2 mins 13 secs | 1940s | Lismore, Coffs Harbour, Northern River District, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |