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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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Two bioassays were conducted with RPM females collected either from coconut or banana trees in the field in order to investigate whether the original host plant affected host choice.
It wasn't only chalk that Kwadwo caused to be "rained down" for me by the banana trees.
got a couple of fruit trees in my garden and even a banana tree, but none of them ever quite manages to produce any fruit.
The Hikayat Banjar, a seventeenth-century native court chronicle from Southeast Borneo, characterizes the irresistibility, of natural resource wealth to outsiders as "the banana tree at the gate.
SHE has advocated for more government support for access to women's sanitary devices, educated individual and groups of Rwandans about basic aspects of women's health and how they can be improved, developed a cost-effective prototype of a sanitary pad made from banana tree fibers, and started the organization of a franchise-based micro capital business model to distribute these pads once they are in regular production.
Another big seller is a hardy banana tree that can survive a New England winter.
The fiber is extruded from the banana tree trunk, processed and woven into solid rugs or any pattern in the company's collection.
It can be worrying to find you've not eaten a live oyster, made love in a banana tree or pierced your eyeball.
So you swam away from the crocodiles, climbed the baboons' banana tree, swung on some vines, landed on an elephant, charged through the jungle, and ended up here?
It's made in the Philippines from the bark of a banana tree and you can scrub it like any other rug.
Tahitian women use the natural elements of their environment - such as kukui nut, noni leaf, coconut, and banana tree flower - to help keep their skin fresh and healthy.
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.