Diversity of local varieties of banana and plantain cultivated in Benin

@inproceedings{Fanou2018DiversityOL,
  title={Diversity of local varieties of banana and plantain cultivated in Benin},
  author={Marcellin C. Fa{\"i}nou and Ebenezer Ewedje and Kifouli Adeoti and Gustave Djedatin and Antoine Affokpon and Farid Baba-Moussa and Toukourou Fatiou},
  year={2018}
}
Banana and plantain are popular fruits considered as major staple foods, and provide significant income to farming communities. A handicap to their development and production remains access to quality suckers. However, their diversity is still unknown in Benin. To assess the knowledge on the diversity of local varieties of both dessert banana and plantain at the community level, ethnobotanical surveys were undertaken using participatory research appraisal tools such as direct observations… CONTINUE READING