CHARACTERIZATION OF MALAYSIAN WILD BANANAS BASED ON ANTHOCYANINS

@inproceedings{Javed2001CHARACTERIZATIONOM,
  title={CHARACTERIZATION OF MALAYSIAN WILD BANANAS BASED ON ANTHOCYANINS},
  author={Muhammed Qasim Javed and Mengqiu Chai and Rofina Yasmin Othman},
  year={2001}
}
The male buds of 16 Musa species (Musaceae) populations were investigated by HPLC for the occurrence of anthocyanins. The investigation was based on the presence of 6 anthocyanins. The 16 Musa samples could be classified into three distinct species i.e. Musa acuminata, Musa violascens and Musa balbisiana. Musa acuminata could be divided into two subspecies : malaccensis (lowland) and tmncata (highland) according to their constituents and content of major anthocyanins. No variation was observed… CONTINUE READING

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