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Synonyms for banana

go bananas


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Synonyms for banana

any of several tropical and subtropical treelike herbs of the genus Musa having a terminal crown of large entire leaves and usually bearing hanging clusters of elongated fruits

elongated crescent-shaped yellow fruit with soft sweet flesh

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Brazilian wandering spiders, which are sometimes called banana spiders because of their inclination to hide in banana plants and fruits, is said to be the deadliest arachnid on the planet.
Banana plants can either be heavily mulched to protect the roots, so growth starts again from soil level in the spring, or the top leaves cut off and the whole plant stem wrapped in straw, secured with chicken wire or hessian, so the plant can still breathe.
With its row upon row of genetically identical Cavendish banana plants stretching for acres, one might mistake EARTH's plantation for a traditional banana farm.
3 THERE are around 1,000 different banana plants around the world, but only a few are suitable for human consumption.
Some gardeners grow banana plants near mango trees to save them from frost but in such a case banana plants take maximum nutrition of mango plants which affects the growth of mango plants, they added.
Muscat, Oct 9(ONA) An authorized source at the Agriculture and Fisheries Ministry said the Ministry has identified the Wilayats of A' Suwaiq, Saham and Sohar as zones of agricultural quarantine following the discovery of some banana plantations developed disease/Panama/, also known as Fusarium wilt of banana The source said in a statement to Oman News Agency (ONA) today that the disease is caused by a fungus which can lead to yellowing and discoloration in leg and then in a complete banana plants wilt, noting that the disease spread from farm to another through infected planting stock.
Examples are ornamental grasses, canna lilies, elephant ears, and banana plants.
Black Sigatoka is a fungus that causes a leaf spot disease in banana plants and reduces the yield of the plant by 50% or more.
BANANA plants cannot be expected to fruit unless they are kept in tropical conditions at around 70F - but you can grow them in the garden as foliage.
Banana plants growing intercropped with coconut palms are especially susceptible to mite infestation and their protection through the use of 'Cavendish' type banana plants genetically resistant to the mite was recently demonstrated (Rodrigues & Irish 2011).
Locals use the terraces to maKe a living growing vegetables such as sweet potatoes and cabbages and, lower down, banana plants burst with bunches.
hear the rain on the roof and hear the banana plants scraping the gutter
One woman shared 80 banana plants with 19 others and now has two acres of bananas herself.
At the Six Senses Hideaway just south of the Thai seaside resort town of Hua Hin, staff in airy pajama-like uniforms zip around the 30-acre resort on bicycles under the shade of palms and banana plants.
Banana plants are held erect with plastic twine, and the fruit-bearing stems are covered with chemically treated plastic bags to shield them from disease and damage.