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'Sucrier'


'Sucrier' at a glance
Ploidy level

2x

Genome group

AA

Subgroup

Sucrier

Status

Cultivar

'Sucrier' originated in Malaysia and is the most widely cultivated AA genome cultivar, appreciated for its sweet taste[1].

Local names

'Sucrier', 'Figue Sucré', 'Fig', 'Datil', 'Honey', 'de Rosa' (West Indies), 'Pisang Mas' (Indonesia, Malaysia), 'Kluai Khai' (Thailand), 'Amas', 'Caramelo', Kamoros' (Philippines), 'Sagale nget-Pyaw' (Burma/Myanmar), 'Surya Kadali' (India), 'Kudud' (Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia), 'Lady’s Finger' (Hawaii), 'Orito' (Ecuador), 'Lady Finger', 'Nino' (Florida, USA), 'Bocadillo' (Colombia), 'Banana Ouro' (Brazil), 'Peru', 'Fig', 'Tinito' (French Polynesia), 'Parika' (Guyana), 'Rose', 'Golden Early', 'Date', 'Fig', 'Dedo de Dama', 'Niño', 'Manices', 'Guineo Blanco', 'Cambur Titiaro' (Latin America)[2][1].

Host reaction to diseases and pests

Fungal diseases

Fusarium wilt (Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense)

'Sucrier' is considered to be resistant to Fusarium wilt[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 'Sucrier' in the cultivar checklist
Musapedia pages on cultivars: