Bananas and Plantains

@inproceedings{Gowen1995BananasAP,
  title={Bananas and Plantains},
  author={Simon Gowen},
  booktitle={World Crop Series},
  year={1995}
}
  • S. Gowen
  • Published in World Crop Series 1995
  • Biology
Preface. The origin and development of banana and plantain cultivation. Systems of cultivation and management. Molecular markers, genetic diversity and systematics in Musa. Musa genetics. Banana and plantain breeding. In vitro culture of bananas. Banana morphology - part I: roots and rhizomes. Banana morphology - part II: the aerial shoot. The response of the plant to the environment. Soils. Banana nutrition. Banana diseases. Pests. Harvesting and fruit care. Ripening and biochemistry of the… 

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