12/05/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Banana Genius Grows 50 Varietals On University Of Hawaii Farm

At 21 years old, junior and Tropical Plant and Soil Sciences major Gabriel Sachter-Smith is already known as a banana expert. He's been called banana man, banana guy, even a banana prodigy by those who know him in the College of Tropical Agriculture.

But professionally, Sachter-Smith says he's more of an aspiring amateur.

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