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'Obino l'Ewai'


'Obino l'Ewai' at a glance
Ploidy level

3x

Genome group

AAB

Subgroup

Plantain

Status

Cultivar

ITC code

ITC0109

'Obino l'Ewai' is a Plantain cultivar from Nigeria. It was one of the main cultivars used as a female parent plant in the banana breeding programme of IITA[1].

Agronomic characteristics

 

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Pseudostem height (cm): 370[1]
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Youngest leaf spotted (by leaf spot diseases): 7.0[1]
Bunch weight (kg): 12.4[1]
Number of hands: 7.2[1]
Number of fruits: 91[1]
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References

1. Ortiz, R. and Vuylsteke, D. 1994. Plantain breeding at IITA. p.130-156. In: Jones, D.R. (ed.). Proceedings of First Global Conference of the International Musa Testing Program, La Lima (HND), 1994/04/27-30. The improvement and testing of Musa: a global partnership. INIBAP, Montpellier (FRA).

See also on this website

Local names for 'Obino l'Ewai' in the cultivar checklist
Musapedia pages on cultivars: