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Forum: Species Bananas 02-14-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,519
Posted By Sam g
Re: Best species banana for cool summer temperatures?

Thanks Gabe that is really good information! I did see whole mountains in banana plantations in yunnan where day time temps where barely above 40. Interestingly many of the bananas we ate had one or...
Forum: Species Bananas 02-14-2019, 03:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,519
Posted By Sam g
Re: Best species banana for cool summer temperatures?

Thanks Tytaylor that is very helpful! What temps are you getting during those seasons?
Forum: Species Bananas 02-13-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,519
Posted By Sam g
Joy Re: Best species banana for cool summer temperatures?

That's not my biggest concern, I'm just looking for a species that grows well at low temperatures. I have heard that sikkimensis grows well even at 60 degrees. So I am looking for peoples experience...
Forum: Species Bananas 02-11-2019, 04:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,519
Posted By Sam g
Best species banana for cool summer temperatures?

I'm looking for people experiences with wild bananas growth at low temps. There is numerous threads about cold hardiness which are great but I am specifically seeking information on growth in cool...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-26-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,594
Posted By Sam g
Re: Musa Ice Cream Blue Java grow and taste report

I ate the true blue java on an island off Taiwan and they tasted great. The locals ate them ripe and cooked them as plantains when green. As a plantain they were ok, but as a ripe fruit they were...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 10-17-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,582
Posted By Sam g
Re: Genetics question; calculating potential offspring?

I will have to get back to you about the seeds source, will need to look through my receipts.

As for the photo;http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=63988&size=1...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 10-17-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,582
Posted By Sam g
Re: Genetics question; calculating potential offspring?

That's excellent information Druss, thanks! I thought I should give my first update; it seems that no one grows velutina here so I obtained seeds and have sprouted and potted up 10 so far with more...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 06-15-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,582
Posted By Sam g
Re: Genetics question; calculating potential offspring?

Thanks for checking druss, where would I find that information? It would be great if you have a link?

Sam
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 06-04-2018, 12:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,582
Posted By Sam g
Re: Genetics question; calculating potential offspring?

Thanks for that table Druss! Fantastic resource.
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 06-03-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,582
Posted By Sam g
Re: Genetics question; calculating potential offspring?

From Frederic Bakrys article; "Where the two strategies part ways is in the energy they each invest in generating seeds, as opposed to evaluating hybrids in the field. One admittedly extreme example...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 06-03-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,582
Posted By Sam g
Re: Genetics question; calculating potential offspring?

I have not found specific information on the fertility of FHIA-01 but I did read in an article about pollen fertility that said something like; diploids have 3x more viable pollen than tetraploids &...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 06-03-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,582
Posted By Sam g
Re: Genetics question; calculating potential offspring?

Hi Gabe thanks for your information! I should have clarified my intentions in the initial post. I live in Tasmania, which is a large island off the southern end of Australia, we have zones 9b and 10a...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 06-03-2018, 12:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,582
Posted By Sam g
Genetics question; calculating potential offspring?

Hello from Australia!

I am wanting to start a breeding project but am in need of advice. I plan on crossing a tetraploid cultivar with a diploid wild musa sp. I have very little genetics education,...
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 04-02-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,607
Posted By Sam g
Re: Musa velutina seeds wanted

It has been a few years since this post was submitted. Have you made much progress with the breeding? A seedless velutina would be fantastic! Looking forward to hearing some updates.

Also has...
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