1. 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...
  2. This booklet includes information on the new disease-resistant FHIA-25 cooking banana.
  3. 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...
  4. Rasilimali Muhimu
    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....
  5. The five hybrids illustrated in this booklet have all been successfully cultivated in at least one country. 8 pages, photos
  6. Growables Edible bananas originated in the Indo-Malaysian region reaching to northern Australia. They were known only by hearsay in the Mediterranean region in the 3rd Century B.C., and are believed to have been first carried to Europe in the 10th Century A.D. Early in the 16th Century,...
  7. Abstract, Journal of Soil Science and Agroclimatology, 2017 Banana stem water content is 90%. Therefore, it is potential as an alternative for planting media in limited agriculture lands due to their function changes. The aim of the research is to obtain information on cultivation technology and...
  8. But one of the most overlooked parts of the plant is its stem that often goes to waste after the culmination of production. While in many parts of India, the tender core of the stem is a part of local cuisines, the utilisation of the banana stem has found little scope in India, which is strange...