Cover Image
close this bookBetter Farming Series 18 - Bananas (FAO - INADES, 1977, 27 p.)
View the document(introduction...)
View the documentPreface
View the documentWhy bananas are grown
View the documentWhere bananas are grown
close this folderDescription of the banana plant
View the document(introduction...)
View the documentApparent trunk
View the documentUnderground stem and roots
View the documentLeaves
View the documentFlowers
View the documentFruit
View the documentDigging the planting holes
View the documentPlanting the suckers
close this folderLooking after the plantation
View the document(introduction...)
View the documentKeeping the soil clean
View the documentApplying fertilizers
View the documentPruning
View the documentSupporting the plant
View the documentLooking after the fruit
View the documentProtection against insects and diseases
close this folderHarvesting and use of bananas
View the documentHarvesting
View the documentOutput of a plantation
View the documentUse of bananas
View the documentRunning a commercial banana plantation
View the documentSuggested question paper


Published by arrangement with the
Institut africain pour la dloppement nomique et social
B.P. 8008, Abidjan, Cd'Ivoire

Rome 1977

FAO Economic and Social Development Series No. 3/18

Reprinted 1984, 1992

ISBN 92-5-100149-9

© French edition, Institut africain pour le dloppement nomique et social (INADES) 1971
© English edition, FAO 1977