The banana knowledge compendium
As a crop whose origin goes back to the early days of agriculture, the banana has been nurtured, studied and experimented on by countless farmers, scientists and banana enthusiasts. Musapedia is an effort to tap into that vast collective knowledge and to make sense of it through concise and clearly written texts that can be edited by anyone with information to share. Only registered users can edit or create Musapedia pages. To register.
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Banana cultivar checklist
Morphology of the banana plant
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How was the banana domesticated?
What is the scientific name of the banana?
Which group of bananas is rich in precursors of vitamin A?
Tropical race 4