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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-14-2016, 07:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 878
Posted By kentiopsis
Forum: Banana Economics Forum 06-04-2016, 10:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,757
Posted By kentiopsis
Contract Banana Farming in Thailand

I think there may be a few people who will find this article from the Bangkok Post interesting.

Fear of a banana republic | Bangkok Post: news...
Forum: Member Introductions 11-13-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 832
Posted By kentiopsis
Re: Mahasin Ahmad

Welcome to the group Mahasin! I'm Ken and am way off in Honolulu, Hawaii, where, at the moment, I'm growing no bananas. I'm just enjoying the ones I see around me as I travel around the city.

All...
Forum: Other Plants For Sale & Auction 10-10-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,255
Posted By kentiopsis
Re: As I bike around

I'm an inveterate palm collector and seed snatcher. If you want to post pics of the plants and post them, or better, send to me by PM, I can try to help you identify them and give you an idea of...
Forum: Site Help & Feedback 08-02-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,346
Posted By kentiopsis
Re: Why can't you easily insert photos in a post?

Thanks for asking that question, and, Kubali, for answering it. I was in Thailand for 18 months (back in Honolulu now) and have some banana pics I've been wanting to post. Unfortunately, they're...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-01-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,614
Posted By kentiopsis
Re: Kaek-dahm, the papaya considered the best in Thailand

Someone PM'd me re this thread that they're coming to Thailand soon. I was in the process of replying, when everything blew up. My PM gone, his PM gone. I looked in my list of PMs and didn't see it,...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-01-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,092
Posted By kentiopsis
Re: Woo - Hoo !

Tell me about the Thai black, please. An ag prof friend says he has one, and I'd like to know it's characteristics. Did not have a chance to ask him earlier.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-31-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 634
Posted By kentiopsis
Re: Not bananas, but citrus

Could have been renamed Ponderosa by American nurserymen or grpwers. Fairchild found it in 1901 or so. Concerning mangoes, he complained that our language and culture would have been enriched if...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-30-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 634
Posted By kentiopsis
Not bananas, but citrus

Found this site (Citrus Pages / Lemons (http://users.kymp.net/citruspages/lemons.html#meyerii)) yesterday while researching a lemon called Colla Giant that David Fairchild found on Corfu. If anything...
Forum: Other Plants 07-30-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,642
Posted By kentiopsis
Re: Plumeria Seedlings

When on Oahu, Hawaii, forum members shouldn't miss any of the botanical gardens run by the City & County of Honolulu. Koko Crater Garden has a massive collection of plumeria, many, many varieties...
Forum: Member Introductions 07-24-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,099
Posted By kentiopsis
Re: regariding banana farming

Welcome! I suggest that you and other (subscribers) also check out the Pestnet forum. This is a forum of mostly highly professional plant pathologists, entomologists, and other agricultural...
Forum: Ornamental Bananas 07-20-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,779
Posted By kentiopsis
Re: Superbum Like's it on the Hill:}

Is "supurbum" the species name? If so, what is the genus?
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-19-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,614
Posted By kentiopsis
Re: Kaek-dahm, the papaya considered the best in Thailand

A friend is a professor of agriculture at Khonkaen University. He said he would find seed of this papaya variety for me. I hate to gloat, but wow! He also says he has a black banana of some kind;...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-19-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,614
Posted By kentiopsis
Kaek-dahm, the papaya considered the best in Thailand

Hi everybody, I spotted this article in the Bangkok Post and thought that some of you banana-heads might be interested. I'm going to look for this one.

The problem with papaya | Bangkok Post:...
Forum: Member Introductions 07-17-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 890
Posted By kentiopsis
Re: Absolutely "green" to bananas.

Welcome to the group. I suggest that you should sign up for some Spanish Language classes. If you can't talk to the locals, you're missing most of the fun of living in a new culture. I just moved to...
Forum: Member Introductions 07-17-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,085
Posted By kentiopsis
Re: Thanks for letting me be a memeber. I need some help.

I'm just a palm guy, but bananas don't have bark, do they?
Forum: Other Plants Wanted 07-16-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,846
Posted By kentiopsis
Re: Chachafruto

I notice that you are in Sao Paulo. I don't believe that this is a highland area, which, apparently, E. edulis prefers. Please keep us informed on how it goes. This plant interests me. Thanks for...
Forum: Other Recipes 07-13-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,221
Posted By kentiopsis
Re: Does anyone have a killer recipe for Jamaican Rocks?

Please let us all know when the answer comes in.
Forum: Banana Identification 07-13-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,291
Posted By kentiopsis
Re: what is this ???

You gotta love plant people! I know a Filipina woman whose mom shoved seeds or keikis of her favorite tobacco down her pants and brought them to Hawaii from the Philippines. When I moved to Thailand,...
Forum: Member Introductions 07-12-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,118
Posted By kentiopsis
Re: I am shams ali

Welcome, Shams Ali. This is a great forum, and you will learn a lot here.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-03-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,527
Posted By kentiopsis
Re: My new Banana!

I know the feeling.
Forum: Other Plants 07-03-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,065
Posted By kentiopsis
Re: Mangos are in!

Some kind of beautiful! Congrats. -kb
Forum: Member Introductions 07-01-2014, 12:32 AM
Replies: 12
Hi
Views: 1,038
Posted By kentiopsis
Re: Hi

Aloha from Thailand and welcome to the land of the obsessed. I don't know much about bananas, cuz I'm a palm guy, but I'm learning through this forum.
Forum: Member Introductions 06-29-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,380
Posted By kentiopsis
Re: Hello fellow banana growers

Welcome to the group, Peter. I admire the dedication of you and the others who work so hard to grow bananas in tough climates.

I'm Ken, the palm guy who stumbled into the wrong (just kidding) forum...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-16-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,290
Posted By kentiopsis
Article: GM Banana Designed to Increase Vitamin A in the Diets of the Poor in Africa

Spotted this Star newspaper in Malaysia. The concept seems similar to that of "Golden Rice." Maybe I missed it, but the article doesn't seem to discuss how it tastes or whether people are likely to...
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