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Musa sp.

Description
Life formherbPhysiologyevergreen, single stem
HabiterectCategoryfruits & nuts
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on large scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.22321338Soil texturemedium, organicmedium, organic
Rainfall (annual)2400270020003500Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude--2035Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -2400Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH574.57.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightcloudy skiesvery bright

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar)Photoperiodneutral day (12-14 hours)
Killing temp. during rest1Killing temp. early growth1
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.hail, wind, drought
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemhome garden, small scale (manual), large scale/commercialCrop cycle00
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity
perennial cropsinter-plantingyoung cocoa, coffee, black pepper, young rubber, young oil palm, mature coconut
arable irrigatedinter-croppingannual crops
perennial cropsley cropping

(at most )

Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragemineralsfruits
food & beveragevitaminsfruits
food & beveragestarchfruits
food & beveragemineralsroots
food & beveragemineralsleaves
food & beveragevitaminsflowers
animal food (feed)starchfruits
animal food (feed)vitaminsfruits
animal food (feed)mineralsfruits
animal food (feed)mineralsentire plant
medicinalskin applicationsleaves
medicinalsensory applicationsleaves
medicinaldigestive system applicationsexudates
medicinalimmune system applicationsroots
medicinalnutritional applicationsroots
medicinalblood system applicationsroots
medicinaldigestive system applicationsfruits
medicinalnutritional applicationsfruits