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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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31) EARTH's farm contains multiple blocks of banana plants interspersed with regrowing forest, which has earned the university's bananas certification by the Rainforest Alliance.
Identification of Cucumber Mosaic Virus subgroups-I isolates from banana plants affected by infectious chlorosis disease using RT-PCR.
With the regular mulching of the banana crop, using the harvested banana plants, new phytoliths are constantly being introduced into cultivation horizons, making the risk of contamination from different time periods very high.
Following her apprehensively down the incline amid a stand of banana plants whose leaves flapped like elephant's ears in the wind, I found myself in the middle of a small tropical wood.
You could provide a backdrop with Banana plants and Castor oil plants followed by Salvias, Impatiens, Daturas, Tibouchina and many others.
He has banana plants growing inside his home and 6-foot-tall tomato plants.
On the morning of 13 November 1997, Greddy Mauricio Valerin Bustos, an eighteen-year-old worker on Plantation 96, had been collecting `piola', the thin rope used to support the banana plants.
The soil is very loose, helping the banana plants grow but also making it easy for pesticides to spread throughout the system.
Senesco believes that the most advanced program is that of licensee Rahan Meristem (1998) LTD,whose Chief Scientific Officer, Eli Kayat, presented on "Enhanced fungal resistance in transgenic banana plants (Musa acuminate AAA) expressing cottonwood (Populus sargentii) pathogen related eIF5A gene" at Tel Aviv University in February 2012.
Kagera Green Estates has taken over 30 acres of land in Kikuku village for planting of banana plants and the process is underway where around 10,000 banana tree seeds have already planted.
The winds were so strong that they flattened all the banana plants around the house," university student Jessa Aljibe, 19, told AFP by telephone from the Samar city of Borongan shortly after Haiyan made landfall.