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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-25-2011, 07:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,796
Posted By Drew
Thumbs up Re: FHIA-25 alternatives

Bananas/plantains are integral to food security world-wide and will continue to increase in importance. Continued technological development for efficient multiplication and distribution is key to...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-20-2011, 07:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,796
Posted By Drew
Re: FHIA-25 alternatives

Hello,
Specifically, what qualities are you looking for in a banana? Cooking or ripe eating (or both), disease resistance, hardiness? Certainly FHIA-25 is excellent in terms of bunch size, drought...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-13-2011, 11:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,241
Posted By Drew
Re: Indonesian Pisang

Hi there,

As many edible bananas are hybrids of mixed composition and ploidy, they cannot be given specific latin names. They are referred to by the genus (Musa) followed by the their genome and (if...
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 09-17-2011, 12:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,196
Posted By Drew
Re: Something's wrong with my Ice Cream. What is it?

I would say it looks ok, but a few possibilites to consider:
it is going through a settling period in it's new environment
gypsum takes time to work and annual applications may be required
may be...
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 01-17-2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,761
Posted By Drew
Re: Panama and fusarium wilt resistance gene found!

Good day!
The trials have only just been approved to go ahead in Darwin, so next year will provide an indication. I hope Tropical Race 4 doesn't take up residence there in Florida.
Cheers
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 01-16-2011, 08:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,761
Posted By Drew
Re: Panama and fusarium wilt resistance gene found!

Hi, most excellent of Dr Seuss' creations, still keen to receive the article in Spanish if you can send it...Cheers (banana) beers:nanadrink:
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 06-06-2009, 11:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,761
Posted By Drew
Re: Panama and fusarium wilt resistance gene found!

No, but can have it translated.
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 06-05-2009, 12:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,761
Posted By Drew
Re: Panama and fusarium wilt resistance gene found!

Interesting stuff, thanks. Any chance you could provide further, more specific info or direct me to any articles on the trials in Ecuador?
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 06-04-2009, 10:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,761
Posted By Drew
Re: Panama and fusarium wilt resistance gene found!

Just treat popular media on resistance to Panama disease (Fusarium wilt of banana) with healthy reservation. A few points/facts:
a) there are a number of different strains of this pathogen, each...
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