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'Pisang Awak'


'Pisang Awak' at a glance
Ploidy level

3x

Genome group

ABB

Subgroup

Pisang Awak

Status

Cultivar

ITC code

ITC0213, ITC0339

'Pisang Awak' is the most common banana with an ABB genome in cultivation[1].

Local names

'Ducasse' (Australia), 'Yakhine' (Burma/Myanmar), 'Vietnamita' (Cuba), 'Paradaika' (Egypt), 'Nyeupe' (Kenya), 'Karpuravalli', 'Pey Kunnan', 'Kostha Bontha', 'Monohar', 'Sail Kola' (India), 'Pisang Klotok' (Indonesia), 'Pisang Awak' (Malaysia), 'Katali' (Philippines), 'Gisubi' (Rwanda), 'Kluai Nam Wa' (Thailand), 'Chuoi Tay' (Vietnam), 'Kayinja' (East Africa), 'Fougamou'[2][1].

References

1. Ploetz, R.C., Kepler, A.K., Daniells, J.W. and Nelson, S.C. 2007. Banana and plantain: an overview with emphasis on Pacific island cultivars Musaceae (banana family). p27. In: Elevitch, C.R. (ed.). Species profiles for Pacific Island agroforestry. Permanent Agriculture Resources, Holualoa (USA).
2. Jones, D.R. 2000. Introduction to banana, abaca and enset. p1-36. In: Jones, D.R. (ed.). Diseases of banana, Abacá and Enset. CABI Publishing, Wallingford (GBR).

See also on this website

Local names for 'Pisang Awak' in the cultivar checklist
Musapedia pages on cultivars: