Musa acuminata


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Noun1.Musa acuminata - low-growing Asian banana tree cultivated especially in the West Indies for its clusters of edible yellow fruit
banana - elongated crescent-shaped yellow fruit with soft sweet flesh
banana, banana tree - 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
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BANANA (Musa acuminata): Native to Southeast Asia, the banana has been cultivated for thousands of years.
Plantlet production from the male inflorescence tips of Musa acuminata cultivars from South India.
Summary: The antioxidant capacity phenolic and flavonoid contents and physico-chemical analysis on the pulp of three different varieties of Musa acuminata were studied namely Cavendish basrai Grand naine and Plantain collected from Gharo Adam Khas Kheli Road near Karachi (Pakistan).
Morphohistological examination on somatic embryogenesis of Musa acuminata cv.
Fruits that were most preferred or frequently eaten by the respondents were (in decreasing order of preference): pear (Pyrus communis), tangerine (Citrus reticulata), apple (Malus domestica), banana (Musa acuminata), guava (Psidium guajava), watermelon (Citrullus lanatus), and pine apple (Ananas comosus).