'SH-3436-9' at a glance

Synthetic hybrid

Breeding institute


Breeder's code


ITC code

ITC1283, ITC1318

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Agronomic characteristics


Time planting to flowering(days): 4841 , 6492
Time flowering to harvest (days): 1341 , 1722
Time planting to harvest / crop cycle (days): 5641 , 8202
Pseudsotem height (cm): 250{2 , 3061
Pseudostem girth (cm): 562 , 79.61
Number of total leaves: 10.1{2
Number of functional leaves: 9.62
Bunch weight (kg): 21.71 , 27.3, 27.7, 30.42
Number of hands: 9.61
Number of fruits in bunch: 1851
Number of fruits in hand: 24.31
Finger length (cm): 22.1, 22.62
Finger girth (cm): 12.4, 12.72
Finger weight (g):  
Yield (t/ha/y): 20.21


1 Gaidashova, S.V., Karemera, F. and Karamura, E.B. 2008.Agronomic performance of introduced banana varieties in lowlands of Rwanda. African Crop Science Journal 16(1):9-16.
2 Njuguna, J., Nguthi, F., Wepukhulu, S., Wambugu, F., Gitau, D., Karuoya, M. and Karamura, D.A. 2008.Introduction and evaluation of improved banana cultivars for agronomic and yield characteristics in Kenya. African Crop Science Journal 16(1):35-40.

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