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Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants This forum is for discussing propagation techniques of banana plants. Tissue culturing is the popular process of creating clones from a source plant. There are other techniques to propagate banana plants however, such as nicking corms or dividing corms. Learn more inside.

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Old 06-02-2018, 01:21 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I don't speak the language but this video appears to show new plants being generated from the flower, anyone see this done before?
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Old 06-02-2018, 07:29 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Maybe Richard might have some input to this.
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It’s called somatic embryogenesis. They take tissue. In this case immature male flowers! The end product is Musa plants! I have never tried and don’t know a lot about it. It is very cool though! I’m sure Gabe has done it. He has done some amazing work with TC.

Druss i have lots of books and PDFs about it. I will try to email you a few. From my reading it’s a whole different world from simple TC! To me anyway haha.
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TC Male Flower Bananas

This is from a few years ago, but is what you are talking about.
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