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Musa acuminata x balbisiana

Description
Life formherbPhysiologyevergreen, single stem, C3 photosynthesis
HabiterectCategoryfruits & nuts, vegetables, medicinals & aromatic, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on large scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.25351540Soil texturemedium, lightheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)1400240010005000Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude31313535Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -2400Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH5.56.54.58Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightclear skiesvery brightcloudy skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar), steppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical humid (Cf), subtropical dry summer (Cs), subtropical dry winter (Cw)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours), neutral day (12-14 hours), long day (>14 hours)
Killing temp. during rest1Killing temp. early growth1
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.hail, wind
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle180365
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragevitaminsfruits
food & beveragemineralsfruits
food & beveragevitaminsbark
food & beveragemineralsbark
animal food (feed)vitaminsleaves
animal food (feed)mineralsleaves
environmentalshade & shelterentire plant
medicinalfruits