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Forum: Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants 12-30-2018, 12:51 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By ApeGoblin
Re: Redneck media

I'm gonna give it a shot, instant pot and still air box
Forum: Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants 12-30-2018, 12:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,439
Posted By ApeGoblin
Re: Redneck media

I was under the impression that the cytokines promoted the development of multiple shoots from each peice of apical meristem instead of just one dominant shoot
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-30-2018, 12:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 702
Posted By ApeGoblin
Re: Height

Well put, thank you. It doesn't make sense to discount them entirely, but I definitely wouldn't want to be financially reliant on them. If any crop is headed for catastrophe, it's the Cavendish...
Forum: Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants 12-29-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,439
Posted By ApeGoblin
Re: Redneck media

I wonder if just coconut water and agar would do it. Coconut water has carbs, vitamins, minerals and cytokines.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-29-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 702
Posted By ApeGoblin
Re: Height

I want to avoid Cavendish for the same reason I want to grow a Polyculture, security. Most of the world's banana production is Cavendish, millions hectares of identical genetic clones, the value of...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-29-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 702
Posted By ApeGoblin
Re: Height

I was intending to put in mostly arundo, miscanthus and sugar cane at first, along with lots of legumes to build organic matter and fertility, and progressively add in banana, papaya, pineapple,...
Forum: Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants 12-29-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,439
Posted By ApeGoblin
Redneck media

My stepdad has a dwarf Cavendish from fastgrowingtrees.com that keeps putting up water suckers. I want to tissue culture one. Could I make a media with coconut milk for the cytokine, food grade agar...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-29-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 702
Posted By ApeGoblin
Re: Height

Is that at the top of the psuedostem though? Can't have the pivot breaking leaves or inflorescences
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-27-2018, 10:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 702
Posted By ApeGoblin
Re: Height

I'm actually looking a bit futher south than that, a sheltered bench above Pisagua.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-27-2018, 10:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 702
Posted By ApeGoblin
Re: Height

Now that I've spent a bit more time on the wiki, I see that I could grow Goldfinger, Mona Lisa, Grand Nain, anything 'Dwarf' snd some other less common varieties. What would be the best producing...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-27-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 702
Posted By ApeGoblin
Re: Height

I'm in Wyoming but the plot of land I want to do this on is about 19 degrees south in Chile. It's all theoretical at the moment
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-27-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 702
Posted By ApeGoblin
Re: Height

Yeah center pivot irrigation and I guess I mean total height. I'm also considering carving out the earth between the spans to get more crop clearance, essentially creating giant swales, but that...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-27-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By ApeGoblin
Re: Fe'i BBTV

Thanks
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-27-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 702
Posted By ApeGoblin
Height

Which banana cultivars will stay under 16'? I want to grow as much variety as possible, but I intend to use a center pivot. The wiki only has hieghths for a few cultivars. :0519:
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-18-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By ApeGoblin
Re: Fe'i BBTV

Are those Fe'i bananas in your profile picture? (I guess not since the stem isn't straight)
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-17-2018, 01:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By ApeGoblin
Fe'i BBTV

Do fe'i bananas get bbtv? I haven't read anything that mentioned this specifically, and I thought maybe, because they are the most genetically distant cultivated bananas...
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