Lady Finger banana

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Lady Finger bananas (also known as Sugar bananas, Sucrier, Niños, Bocadillos, Fig bananas, or Date bananas) are diploid cultivars of Musa acuminata.wikipedia
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The Lady Finger banana is a diploid (AA) cultivar of the seeded banana Musa acuminata.
Lady Finger banana (Sugar banana)

Ploidy

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Lady Finger bananas (also known as Sugar bananas, Sucrier, Niños, Bocadillos, Fig bananas, or Date bananas) are diploid cultivars of Musa acuminata.

Cultivar

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Lady Finger bananas (also known as Sugar bananas, Sucrier, Niños, Bocadillos, Fig bananas, or Date bananas) are diploid cultivars of Musa acuminata.

Musa acuminata

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The Lady Finger banana is a diploid (AA) cultivar of the seeded banana Musa acuminata.

English language

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It is known in English as Lady finger banana, Sugar banana, Finger banana, Fig banana, Date banana, or Sucrier.

Royal Thai General System of Transcription

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The Thai name is กล้วยเล็บมือนาง (RTGS: kluai Leb Mu Nang, IPA: [kluːəj Leb Mu Nang], lit. 'finger lady') and the Malaysian name is pisang mas.

International Phonetic Alphabet

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The Thai name is กล้วยเล็บมือนาง (RTGS: kluai Leb Mu Nang, IPA: [kluːəj Leb Mu Nang], lit. 'finger lady') and the Malaysian name is pisang mas.

Australia

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In Australia, the name 'Lady Finger banana' refers to another banana cultivar, the Pome banana (Musa acuminata × balbisiana Colla (AAB Group) cv. 'Pome').

Hawaii

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In Hawaii and the West Indies, 'Lady Finger' is also used to describe the Ney Poovan banana cultivar (Musa acuminata × balbisiana Colla (AB Group) cv. 'Ney Poovan').

West Indies

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In Hawaii and the West Indies, 'Lady Finger' is also used to describe the Ney Poovan banana cultivar (Musa acuminata × balbisiana Colla (AB Group) cv. 'Ney Poovan').

Plant stem

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Lady Finger bananas can grow at a height of 25 ft (7.5 m). Its pseudostem is slender and streaked with reddish brown, but it has a heavy root system that makes it resistant to wind damage.

Monocarpic

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It is monocarpic and is propagated asexually.

Asexual reproduction

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It is monocarpic and is propagated asexually.

Black sigatoka

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Lady Finger are vulnerable to Black sigatoka and very susceptible to the Panama disease.

Panama disease

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Lady Finger are vulnerable to Black sigatoka and very susceptible to the Panama disease.

Southeast Asia

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Banana freckle

For example, the fungal strain that infects Australian bananas, Lady Finger and Bluggoe, does not infect Cavendish bananas.

Kamphaeng Phet Province

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One of the provinces best-known products is bananas, especially the kluai khai, a small, round, sweet banana.

Banana production in Ecuador

The country's cuisine includes a variety of different banana types such as oritos (sweet baby bananas): yellow eating bananas which are short, fat and very sweet.

Lady finger

Lady Finger banana, a variety of banana also known as Sucrier, Sugar banana, or Date banana