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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-08-2017, 10:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 214
Posted By Mauro Gibo
Bananas Brindando Someting to think about grafting

Here is something new about the relationship of the root stock and the scion on grafting. https://www.salk.edu/news-release/grafted-plants-genomes-can-communicate-with-each-other/
Check it...
Forum: Other Plants 02-12-2017, 02:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 533
Posted By Mauro Gibo
Bananas Brindando Re: Do you know the plant Breakingnews in Japan?

Here in Japan too. I heard restaurants in Tokyo import them from Australia. Up to now, only one farmer in Japan was able to harvest some fruits. To grow this finger lime in Japan is quite a...
Forum: Other Plants 02-10-2017, 11:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 533
Posted By Mauro Gibo
Joy Do you know the plant Breakingnews in Japan?

Recently the most popular plant for home gardeners in Japan is the lime caviar. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Citrus_australasica, I have already ordered mine. Check it out.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-04-2016, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 637
Posted By Mauro Gibo
Joy Re: Musa Yunnanensis Fruit

Hi Remko! I have no idea which subspecies or variety it is. Mr. Markkus didnít tell me which region in China he collected the seeds. He just told me they were M. Yunnanensis seeds. Now, the bananas I...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-04-2016, 06:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 637
Posted By Mauro Gibo
Bananas Brindando Re: Musa Yunnanensis Fruit

Thank you for your reply Melendez. The flavor is much like the Monkey Banana grown in the Bonin Islands, Japan. It is very sweet indeed!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-04-2016, 03:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 637
Posted By Mauro Gibo
Joy Musa Yunnanensis Fruit

Here is the story. About 4 years ago the late Mr. Markkus Hakkinnen of Finland sent me some seeds of Musa Yunnanensis and Musa Balbisiana he collected in China. I planted the seeds in Okinawa which...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-26-2016, 09:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By Mauro Gibo
Joy Re: Yunnanensis & Balbisiana Flower

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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-26-2016, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By Mauro Gibo
Joy Re: Yunnanensis & Balbisiana Flower

Yes, I have grown these bananas from seeds.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-26-2016, 09:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By Mauro Gibo
Bananas Brindando Re: Yunnanensis & Balbisiana Flower

I have two gardens. One is in Okinawa, a subtropical island in Japan where it doesnít snow. The other garden is in mainland Japan where we do have snow and the temperature drops to minus 2 centigrade...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-24-2016, 08:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By Mauro Gibo
Bananas Brindando Yunnanensis & Balbisiana Flower

Hi folks! Here is the flowers of M. Yunnanensis and Balbisiana flowers. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hOFUwg8tNQM You can see that the color of the flowers are different. I grow them in Okinawa....
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-22-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 23,782
Posted By Mauro Gibo
Joy Re: Grafting Bananas by the Insistent Banana Grower - Mauro

New video of Basjoo fruits: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8IM4RPXNHb0
Forum: Banana Identification 10-18-2015, 02:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 593
Posted By Mauro Gibo
Bananas Brindando Re: Chinese bananas classification in the eyes of the Chinese researchers

Thank you for your post on M. Basjoo Ariel. I have many mats of M. Basjoo here in Japan and I have already succeeded in growing M. Basjoo from seeds. Every year I harvest at least one bunch of well...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-09-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 597
Posted By Mauro Gibo
Bananas Brindando Re: Musa Basjoo Pollinated Bananas

Yuri Barros, the Basho we have in Okinawa is not the M. Basjoo. It is the Musa Balbisiana variation Liukiuensis. The real M. Basjoo is not grown in Okinawa. I have the M. Basjoo planted in my home...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-08-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 597
Posted By Mauro Gibo
Joy Musa Basjoo Pollinated Bananas

DSCF9282_zps5uzyfdmv.jpg Photo by sittingbull193 | Photobucket (http://s629.photobucket.com/user/sittingbull193/media/DSCF9282_zps5uzyfdmv.jpg.html?o=6) Here is some pictures of my Basjoo pollinated...
Forum: Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants 06-10-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,055
Posted By Mauro Gibo
Joy Re: grafting ???

Hi jeffaroo! Here I am again! First of all, Greetings! I just made a new video today, if you have time please watch my video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rDa2ZpedvXg
Thanks!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-09-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 907
Posted By Mauro Gibo
Bananas Brindando Re: I dont think basjoo can handle full sun in the middle of the country

Howdy! I have been living in the Basjoo country these past 50 years and I've been growing Basjoo for about 15 years after I learned of its existence. We have M. Basjoo growing everywhere in Japan...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 06-03-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 793
Posted By Mauro Gibo
Bananas Brindando Re: What do you think?

My personal opinion, it's a flower emerging for sure. Congrats!
Forum: Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants 06-03-2015, 05:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,055
Posted By Mauro Gibo
Bananas Brindando Re: grafting ???

Hi, Jeffaroo! Here is some light on the history of the M. Basjoo in Japan. According to the "Hiyoshi Review of Natural Science", written by Isono Naohide of Keio University, the famous Budhist monk...
Forum: Site Help & Feedback 05-21-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 21,725
Posted By Mauro Gibo
Bananas Brindando Re: How to post images in your threads

Thank you very much Richard, I will try to post some photos. I don't know why but I already made many new albums but I couldn't upload any photo in the new albums like I used to do before. I'm kinda...
Forum: Site Help & Feedback 05-20-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 21,725
Posted By Mauro Gibo
Question Re: How to post images in your threads

Hi! The same thing has been happening to my pictures for years already. It says uploaded successfuly but in my albums there are no pictures. LOL.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-18-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,257
Posted By Mauro Gibo
Bananas Brindando Re: Expedition through Burma/Myanmar and China from Thailand to be in 2016

If I were a little younger I'd go. That sounds to be a very interesting adventure.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-10-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 508
Posted By Mauro Gibo
Talking An Interesting Article about Bananas

Greetings!
I found this article interesting, so I decided to share it with everyone in the forum. Banana Improvement (http://www.fao.org/docrep/007/ae216e/ae216e0b.htm)
I hope you all enjoy reading...
Forum: Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants 04-04-2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,055
Posted By Mauro Gibo
Talking Re: grafting ???

Thanks Richard, My native language is Portuguese and sometimes I get mixed up. "Especies", in Portuguese means types, varieties. Much obliged! Muito Obrigado! Also joining two corms of banana plants...
Forum: Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants 04-04-2015, 11:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,055
Posted By Mauro Gibo
Cool Re: grafting ???

Hi Jose263! Gardening has been my hobby for the past 40 years. About 30 years ago I learned how to graft citrus fruits and other kinds of tropical fruits such as mangos, avocados, jabuticabas, etc.,...
Forum: Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants 04-04-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,055
Posted By Mauro Gibo
Question Re: grafting ???

Well, Jeffaroo, I am the only one in the forum, doing this kind of stuff. I think I started grafting banana plants around 2007, after I heard some banana growers in South America grafted banana...
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