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BANANA

A derogatory term; acronym for Build Absolutely Nothing Anywhere Near Anybody. Much stronger than NIMBY—Not In My Back Yard.

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Females of this katydid species use their ovipositor to open longitudinal slits in branches, where they lay eggs (Costa Lima 1938); however, few eggs were found in banana trees.
The women in the region design and handcraft each label using the dried bark from banana trees.
Banana trees have special ingredients, which protect them from disease; they have natural anti-bacterial, anti-biotic, anti-fungal and anti-viral qualities.
The DA will also distribute 5,000 tissue-cultured saba and lakatan bananas and 500 bags of fertilizer for the banana trees, he said, noting however that farmers have to clear banana areas before applying the fertilizer.
An exterior staircase leads down to an additional house-wide veranda that, in turn, steps down to a stone-balustraded terrace shaded by a thicket of privacy-ensuring banana trees and bamboo.
Elephants mainly feed on banana trees and are engaged in carrying logs but since we cannot work in the forests without permit, we do not have much work," said an elephant owner, Mohammed Abdul on Sunday.
Banana plantations are a permanent cultivation because banana trees produce new shoots.
Arthur Rutenberg-built ranch home on enormous lot right on Sarasota Bay full of old-grove landscape: banyan and banana trees.
And flowers from banana trees have been used for centuries to encourage male fertility.
The farming town of 45,000 people was a muddy wasteland of collapsed houses and coconut and banana trees felled by ferocious winds.
Think how much income it would generate if it was still there - like all the other buildings in Middlesbrough including Exchange Square hadenough I remember going to the hot house as a kid and was fascinated by the banana trees .