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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-12-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,100
Posted By Bananaking29
Talking Musa Sanguinea, Musa Becarri, Musa itinerans var formosana and ensete livingstonianum

hey everyone,

I have the last few months some special / rare musa species grown successfully!

and i have a Musa Sanguinea :0517: :

http://www.twooba.com/files/bananaking29/wtm/20130306_152903.jpg...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-05-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,060
Posted By bananimal
A tale of 2 mats - Ae Ae

The cold has shriveled/disappeared all the small pups on the 2 Ae Ae mats except these. Before there were 16.

One potted pup
http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=52391&size=1...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-04-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,840
Posted By PR-Giants
Simple and Effective, but not Elegant.

This is a simple and effective way to grow bananas.

My plants produce larger bunches and do it more quickly using this system.

No fertilizer was used, only grass clippings and water were added to...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-03-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,871
Posted By robguz24
A'ea'e tasting report (ripe, out of hand)

Finishing off my big bunch of A'ea'e. I wanted to let some ripen enough to eat out of hand. Although a dual purpose banana, they are probably more commonly used for cooking. I look forward to eating...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 02-26-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,143
Posted By sandy0225
Re: Are Musa Basjoo leaves and flowers edible?

I don't know why you couldn't eat the stems of the basjoo. You certainly can eat the leaves, and they are really just extensions of the stem. You can eat the flowers but mine has never bloomed.
So...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-23-2013, 12:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 919
Posted By Hammocked Banana
Re: Baby banana variety

Well then I guess abnshrek said it best...post some pics and we'll be able to help better
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-16-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,777
Posted By Rmplmnz
Re: Pisang Jari Buaya

<a href="http://s1311.beta.photobucket.com/user/rmplmnz/media/PisangJariBuaya_zps4e10a7e5.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img...
Forum: Species Bananas 02-12-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 16,875
Posted By jmoore
Re: The ripe fruits of Musa Basjoo and its seeds

Well they have arrived and I have to say they look a little like Basjoo seeds.

<iframe src="https://skydrive.live.com/embed?cid=BDADC290E2D6A054&resid=BDADC290E2D6A054%21174&authkey=AEViUcB6UPc-87s"...
Forum: Species Bananas 01-24-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,881
Posted By revensen
Re: Can you chop ensete glaucum to get pups?

I'm glad it's recovering. Should have a good head start for spring and summer when it goes back outside. Here's the unknown pup pushing through the...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-24-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,659
Posted By Gabe15
Re: Musa Aurantiaca: Edible Seeded banana?

Basically, no. The fruits are also smaller than M. velutina, and there is very little pulp. Even M. velutina is edible, and the seeds really are not as hard as is often reported, you can easily crush...
Forum: Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants 01-19-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,709
Posted By Abnshrek
Re: What part to use?

That's the most recent thread I was thinking about. :^)
Forum: Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants 01-19-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,709
Posted By sunfish
Re: What part to use?

http://www.bananas.org/f260/some-questions-psuedostem-meristem-where-16429.html#post202206
Forum: Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants 01-19-2013, 02:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,709
Posted By jmoore
Re: What part to use?

It contains undifferentiated cells, which can be induced to form callus and ultimately shoots.

This technique is more advanced and requires different growth regulators, not really for the...
Forum: Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants 01-18-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,709
Posted By sunfish
Re: What part to use?

http://www.bananas.org/f260/tc-male-flower-bananas-11091.html#post121004
Forum: Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants 01-18-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,709
Posted By Abnshrek
Re: What part to use?

I don't know how many threads came up when you searched this, but I know there are several. I do know you can only use the merristem.. ie the growth point. :^)
Forum: Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants 01-18-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,709
Posted By NeilG
Re: What part to use?

Just a quick Google and I found this informative slideshow that details the tissue culture process. Hope it helps out!

Tissue culture techniques of Banana...
Forum: Member Introductions 01-17-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 912
Posted By designshark
Re: Hello! I'm New!

You have to upload to your gallery first, then post from your gallery photo url

Good luck :nanadrink:
Forum: Banana Recipes 12-31-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,718
Posted By Kbud
Thumbs up Enjoying more than just the banana

Hi all!

Though bananas are yummy, other parts of the plant can be used as well. Check below for great ideas!!!!!! If you have others, please comment...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-16-2012, 10:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,043
Posted By venturabananas
FHIA-26, anyone ever seen it?

Apparently FHIA-26 is a patented AABB variety that is supposed to be very productive, disease resistant, and tasty. It has Pisang Awak as the maternal parent.

Given that FHIA seemed to have high...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-09-2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,184
Posted By dekkard
Keep Bananas Fresh Longer

This is from a DIY/Invention website that I find interesting. It has some links to lots of banana science research too. Keep Bananas Fresh Longer (slices, too!)...
Forum: Tiki Hut 12-05-2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 557
Posted By bananimal
Listen to this before starting the 12 days of Xmas

This video is more than fair warning before the holidays begin!

Drunk Lady Sings 12 Days of Christmas - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7d9X8CJkklI)
Forum: Member Introductions 11-24-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,913
Posted By bengtang
Re: Wild bananas for wildlife and food security - Singapore

Many of the local cultivars are diploid but with tiny specks for seeds. The wild bananas have thin pseudostems and small fruit (pictured in my avatar). The fruit has edible flesh but a lot of seeds...
Forum: Member Introductions 11-24-2012, 02:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,913
Posted By bengtang
Pinwheel Wild bananas for wildlife and food security - Singapore

Hi all, I like bananas. I live in Singapore, a part of the world where there are native wild bananas (Musa acuminata) which have seeds, and also several domestic cultivars which have no viable seeds....
Forum: Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants 11-20-2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,282
Posted By Gabe15
Re: Some questions: Psuedostem, Meristem, where?

Sorry I missed this earlier.

The dome shape that you see there and have labeled as "meristem" is not quite accurate, it is more like what you have labeled as "cortex" along with "growing point"....
Forum: Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants 11-17-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 15,431
Posted By Dalmatiansoap
Re: My TC experiment

This pup has a beautifull color
http://i730.photobucket.com/albums/ww305/dalmatiansoap/IMAG5931.jpg
:woohoonaner:
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