1. 01/01/2009 Bananas and plantains (Musa species) are important food staples in the tropics and subtropics.Over 400 million people throughout the developing countries of the tropics and subtropics are dependent on these crops, as both a staple food and an important commodity for marketing locally and...
  2. Fruit Edible parts -Fruit, Flowers, Vegetable, Stalk, Corm, Root, Bud These are the main group of cultivated bananas. They can be classed into diploid, triploid and tetraploid kinds with variousamounts of the A or B parents. They grow 2-9 m high. They are large non woody herbs with broad long...
  3. Fruit Edible parts -Fruit, Flowers, Flower stalk, Stem The banana false stems usually have black marks on them. The canal of the leaf stalk is like an open drain. There are dry flapswhere the leaf stalk joins the false stem. The leaves are paddle shaped. These are diploid bananas. They can be...
  4. 20/03/2019 This book is designed as a simple introduction to the more common food plants of the Philippines. It is hoped people will take greater pride and interest in these plants and become confident and informed about how to grow and use them. Many of the local food plants that occur in every country are...
  5. This booklet includes information on the new disease-resistant FHIA-25 cooking banana.
  6. Abstract,Pest Management in Horticultural Ecosystems, 2010 Soil ameliorants, botanicals, chemical insecticides and fungal bio-agents were screened against banana root mealybug, Geococcus spp. Among the soil ameliorants, application of sodium silicate and calcium oxide at the time of planting...
  7. Ressource principale
    01/06/1998 There are more than one hundred major species of fruits in the tropics, which make a very interesting contribution to the appetite as well as to good nutrition. These species vary in ecological requirements, in season of production, in yields, uses and, of course, in many other characteristics....
  8. The five hybrids illustrated in this booklet have all been successfully cultivated in at least one country. 8 pages, photos