Nowadays a natural fabric called Sinamay - made from banana plants
in the Philippines - is the main fabric used in the construction of hats.
One year ago, IITA asked Kayizzi if she and her husband would be willing to test a new a variety of 'laboratory cultured' banana plant
on their plantation.
LESLEY DONALD PHOTOGRAPHY' AMAZED: John Beaton with his banana plant
The traditional Oaxacan tamale is wrapped in the banana leaf, the leaf from the banana plant
," she explains.
The banana plant
is not a tree -- it is the world's largest herb.
One vaccine-producing banana plant
could grow more than 100 pounds of bananas
We are standing in what seems like a banana tree forest, dried leaves crunching under our feet, thankful for the shade under the foot-wide banana plant
leaves in the 90 [degrees] F air.
It's made from woven banana plant
leaves which would otherwise be discarded.
A banana plant
is actually the world's largest herb.
Abaca is a relative of the banana plant
that is raised for making marine rope and twine.
Q I HAVE had a banana plant
for two years in a large pot which I put outside for the summer.
Q CAN you tell me how I should look after my Christmas gift of a banana plant
as it winters indoors?
Q: I've read that the banana plant
ABGC Chief Executive Officer Jim Pekin said it s vital the national industry is protected against what is one of the world s most destructive banana plant
In a statement, the government said that the disease is caused by a fungus that can lead to yellowing and discolouration in the leg and then in the complete banana plant