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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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He spends his mornings tending the banana trees and other tropical flowers, and 2018's hot summer has them thriving well into October.
Researchers hope to find a solution to the blight in a rare Madagascan banana tree that grows an unpalatable, wild type species that is immune to Panama disease.
Speaking to Muscat Daily, Dr Hamoud bin Darwish al Hassani, director general for Agriculture and Animal Research at MoAF said, 'We have registered 374 plant varieties, of which 327 are palm trees, 13 citrus, 25 Omani mango trees, four guava trees, one coconut tree, one pomegranate tree and three banana trees.'
Agribusiness companies, particularly the Japanese-owned banana firm, had been regularly subjected to attacks by the NPA, with guerrillas burning vehicles, equipment and chopping down banana trees for the companies' refusal to heed the rebels' extortion demands, authorities said.
Majid said that the duplicate of Banana Tree Shredder has been made in Pakistan and through this machine, the residual of banana trees could be composed as organic fertilizer which is very beneficial for the soil health and also can be used by farmers in their crops.
Don't expect banana plantations or tropical rainforests, though - the university's greenhouse has only a few dozen fully developed banana trees. Their large leaves are often the size of people - or even bigger.
They now share a cramped outhouse on a farm where Khalil works on banana trees, surviving on 175 US dollars (PS140) a month from CARE international.
- 13.300 acres of vegetables and banana trees in Sennar sanked in water.
Still, at least there was good news from the Royal gardens: the banana trees will produce fruit this summer.
For the consortium with banana trees, there are several desirable characteristics to a cover crop: production of viable seeds, good adaptation to soil and climatic conditions, ease of management, resistance to pests and diseases, good competition with weeds, shade tolerance and compatibility with the banana crop (Borges et al., 1997).
"If we had water we could plant a garden, plant banana trees, etc.
The women in the region design and handcraft each label using the dried bark from banana trees. They then individually hand cut, roll and lacquer long, triangular strips of magazine paper to make the beads and twist dried banana bark to make the twine.