Apparently earthworms in banana leaf base
What are these earthworms doing on my banana bush?

Banana    None Given

In one banana tree out of many I found what appears to be earthworms in the crotch of the base of the leaf next to the tree..where water collects. It also has a large amount of worm castings, which I have found on other trees as well...but this is the only one with the worms present. The worms...

Asked by: James Stith (1 point)   Posted:December 21, 2016

1 answer    573 views

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Banana varieties in Uganda

Banana    uganda

What are some of the varieties of bananas in Uganda? Can you provide some pictures of the various varieties and features they possess?

Asked by: Musau (1 point)   Posted:April 23, 2015

1 answer    2161 views

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Varieties of bananas locally available

Banana    soroti

Discuss about following different types of bananas locally available, their distribution and appearance. 1. apple banana 2. cooking type 3. roasting type 4. beer type

Asked by: lokoru emmanuel achia (1 point)   Posted:September 21, 2016

1 answer    394 views

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Yellowing of banana leaves

Banana    None Given

Banana plants are nearly 6 months old. I am giving proper irrigation and organic manure to the plants. Now, due to some reason the leaves are turning yellow and some plants fell down, with plantains coming out. Inner stem is black. What is the problem and how to control it.

Asked by: sukumaran k m (1 point)   Posted:May 15, 2017

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Leaves break at petiole

Banana    None Given

I have a banana plant in my yard, about 2 m tall, don't remember the variety, that produces large, beautiful leaves. When they fully extend, the petiole bends and the leaf dies. This plant makes leaves one after the other, they just extend, expand, and break off. No sign of pests or pathogens,...

Asked by: Kevin Folta (1 point)   Posted:June 6, 2016

2 answers    633 views

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Wilting White/Brown Leaves on Banana Plant

Banana    None Given

I have a 4-year-old dwarf Cavendish that had to spend last winter in a less-than-ideal location in my walk-out basement, so it started this year out puny. It is shown in the third picture. It was growing well and grew several new leaves within the last month. I have moved it to a larger container...

Asked by: Maggie (2 points)   Posted:April 19, 2016

1 answer    648 views

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How to get rid of ants in banana

Banana    None Given

My banana has ants I need to get rid of them before they dry up my bananas

Asked by: Nina Sandoval (1 point)   Posted:April 21, 2016

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BLACK SIGATOKA

Banana    kerala.INDIA

Please inform me a cure for black sigatoka. I am having persistent problem in my plantation. I have used Psudomonos [organic fungiside] and trichoderma,....not effective.Please help.

Asked by: sethumadhavan (1 point)   Posted:November 28, 2015

1 answer    1137 views

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Can I request for images of diseases of bananas?

Banana    Philippines

Disease of bananas such as sigatoka or banana speckle

Asked by: Cindy Lasco (1 point)   Posted:October 27, 2018

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Yellow streaks in three months old banana plant

Banana    Kerala, India

I have planted 200 banana plant three months ago. Fertilizer application as per standard recommendations. Also applied micro nutrients. But recently i saw approximatey 25 of them have yellow streaks appearing on the leaf with distorted leaf edges on some (picture attached) This 25Nos is confined...

Asked by: Renjith (3 points)   Posted:June 10, 2015

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Yellowing leaf edges

Banana    Florida Keys

I have two types of banana, a Saba, and an Ice Cream, both gotten and planted at a foot tall (more or less) both are growing nicely, the Saba is about 14 ft., the other about 8 ft. (the are not the same age) my problem is lately they both are getting yellowing on the leaf edges, then brown,and...

Asked by: Norm Lynch (1 point)   Posted:August 16, 2015

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Dwarf Cavendish

Banana    Fiji and Brisbane

I am interested in banana breeding (Dwarf Cavendish for a climate resistance variety, especially for Fiji), can anyone please suggest where can I get a good trial materials from, thanks a lot!

Asked by: Vinod Narayan Sami (1 point)   Posted:December 21, 2016

2 answers    563 views

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Are bananas GMO's

Banana    None Given

I was researching into extracting seeds from banana and I was stunned to know that these commercial bananas that we eat don't have the seeds that can grow a banana out of. So the real original bananas have big seeds . Does that mean that bananas these days are genetically modified??

Asked by: reem (9 points)   Posted:July 29, 2015

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Banana tree turning yellow and wilting

Banana    None Given

Hello All, I bought a Banana tree that's about 3 years old it was healthy in a pot and It was doing ok until I transplanted it to the ground. It was good for about 2 weeks and then it's big huge leaves started yellowing and wilting as if it is dying. I was watering it once every 3 days,...

Asked by: reem (9 points)   Posted:June 30, 2014

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Midrib bending of banana plantm
Why Midrib bends ?

Banana    None Given

The midrib of new emerging leaf of banana plant bends. What is the controlling steps ?

Asked by: Samarendra Sahoo (1 point)   Posted:November 28, 2016

1 answer    486 views

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Banana disease

Banana    None Given

Banana rhizomes are compressed and hard, along with a red streak in the middle of the pseudo-stem. What is the reason?

Asked by: Vicki Washington (1 point)   Posted:April 27, 2017

1 answer    348 views

Purple streaks on banana leaves

Banana    None Given

I have a dwarf banana that did well when I got it from the nursery but now some purple streaks started appearing on its leaves! I don't see any pests on or under it's leaves but I'm guessing it might be stressed from the barrel it's in !! Please help

Asked by: reem (9 points)   Posted:March 6, 2015

1 answer    1478 views

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I need help with my banana

Banana    North Carolina

I have black spots on the socks of my tree it is not affecting the leaves but it's starts at the bottom of the plant and comes up with little black spots what do I do

Asked by: Becky Hart (1 point)   Posted:September 2, 2015

1 answer    935 views

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Banana plant

Banana    None Given

My banana plants fail to get the whole bunch out of the tree completely. What is the problem and what is the remedy?

Asked by: frank yombwe (1 point)   Posted:March 31, 2016

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How can I get access to the images repository for banana leaves?

Banana    None Given

How can I get access to the images repository for banana leaves?

Asked by: Alexander Garcia Sanabria (1 point)   Posted:July 7, 2017

1 answer    337 views

banana leaf getting dry

Banana    India

banana leaf getting dry .drying starts from the lower leaf .what may be the issue and remedy

Asked by: Sreebin (1 point)   Posted:October 23, 2016

2 answers    638 views

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Banana problems

Banana    Nairobi Kenya

What causes white spots on the banana leaves - is it a disease in bananas or an insect infestation?

Asked by: njoki (1 point)   Posted:January 6, 2016

1 answer    1011 views