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'FHIA-02'


'FHIA-02' at a glance

FHIA-02

Credit: Jeff Daniells
Ploidy level

4x

Genome group

AAAA

Status

Synthetic hybrid

Breeding institute

FHIA

Breeder's code

SH-3486

Pedigree

AAA Cavendish cv. Williams x AA SH-3393

ITC code

ITC0505

Musapedia pages on FHIA hybrids

"FHIA-02' is a dessert hybrid that was bred to be resistant to black leaf streak by the Honduran Agricultural Research Foundation (FHIA). Its parentage supposedly includes the Cavendish cultivar 'Williams', but there remains some doubt over whether 'Williams' is the female parent[1].

Synonyms

'Mona Lisa' (Central America); SH-3486 (breeder's code)

Morphological characteristics

‘FHIA-02’ plants can be distinguished by their reddish pseudostem that has no, or very few, blotches, and petiole channels that are fully open[2]

Agronomic characteristics

Days from planting to flowering: 355.8[2]

Days from flowering to harvest: 129.7 [3], 195.7[4]

Days from planting to harvest: 505.4[4]

Height at shooting (cm): 218.2[4]

Height at harvest (cm):

Girth at shooting (cm): 56.5[4]

Functional leaves at shooting: 10.3[4]

Total leaves at shooting: 10.9[4]

Mean bunch weight (kg): 17.1, 20.7, 21.4[4], 28.3 [3]

Number of hands:

Total number of fruits:

Number of fruits on second hand:

Finger length (cm): 17.6, 18.3[4], 21.7 [3]

Finger girth (cm): 12.0, 12.1[4], 14.2 [3]

Finger weight (g): 116.3 [3]

Yield (t/ha):

Reaction to diseases and pests

Fungal diseases

'FHIA-02' is considered to be susceptible and sensitive (i.e. negatively affected by) to races 1 and 4 of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense after field evaluation trials in Australia[5].

It is said to be highly resistant to black leaf streak and resistant to Sigatoka leaf spot[1].

See also on this website

Musapedia pages on improved materials:
Accession-level information on FHIA-02 and online ordering from MGIS