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Waste banana plant (Musa sp.) Trunks as an Alternative source of pulp for paper making Introduction Background of the study Edible Banana (Musa sp.) the plant is a gigantic herb that springs from an underground stem, or rhizome, to form a false trunk 3–6 meters (10–20 feet) high (Encyclopedia Britannica, 2006). Bananas cannot be grown anywhere because they are very sensitive to strong winds, hence, if planted on open areas, one must use windbreakers for the banana plant not to be harmed...

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Investigatory Project

Banana (Musa acuminata) Peel and Gumamela (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis) Petals as Shoe Polish Researchers Mrs. Gladys P. Fajardo Project Adviser TABLE OF CONTENTS Page ACKNOWLEDGEMENT 1 ABSTRACT 2 INTRODUCTION 3 A. Background of the Study 3 B. Statement of the Problem 3 C. Scope and Delimitation 3 D. Significance of the Study 4 REVIEW OF RELATED...

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Maturity of Fruits and Vegetables and Its Effect on the Finished Product

damaging the finished products. Saba bananas (also known as Cardava bananas) from different level of maturity and ripeness were chosen as the subject for this experimentation. Saba banana is a triploid (ABB) hybrid of the seeded banana Musa balbisiana and Musa acuminata (Porcher and Barlow, 2002). The fruits are 8 to 13 cm (3.1 to 5.1 in) long and 2.5 to 5.5 cm (0.98 to 2.2 in) in diameter. Depending on the ripeness, the fruits are distinctively squarish and angular. The flesh is white and...

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History and Significance of Cavendish Banana

Bananas The banana plant, or Musa acuminata, is one of the most important fruiting plants on Earth. This plant belongs to the Musaceae family, also known as the “banana family”. The genus Musa refers to “large herbaceous flowering plants” with fruit that is usually elongated and curved, with a yellow, purple, or red rind covering soft starchy fruit (Merriam-Webster). Banana plants are often mistaken for trees, because their “false stem” or pseudostem resembles a tree trunk. However, trees are dicots...

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Banana Leche Flan

flowering plants in the genus Musa. (In some countries, bananas used for cooking may be called plantains.) The fruit is variable in size, color and firmness, but is usually elongated and curved, with soft flesh rich in starch covered with a rind which may be green, yellow, red, purple, or brown when ripe. The fruits grow in clusters hanging from the top of the plant. Almost all modern edible parthenocarpic (seedless) bananas come from two wild species – Musa acuminata and Musa balbisiana. The scientific...

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investigatory project

wax will give a comparable shine and smoothness to that of commercial products, and the oil in the kerosene counteracts the banana peel's stickiness to ensure the finished sheen isn't tacky. This study is only limited for the investigation of banana (Musa paradisiaca) used as alternative source for floor wax making. We chose this study for further investigation if the banana can be an effective source for floor wax. REVIEW AND RELATED LITERATURE Once a mere waste product, the banana peel has become...

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---INTRODUCTION--- Banana is very much common in the Philippines. It is one of the oldest cultivated plants and is grown in at least 107 countries, primarily for their fruit, and to a lesser extent to make fiber, banana wine and as ornamental plants. Musa acuminata or Musa balbisiana or commonly known as Banana has an impressive potassium content and is highly recommended by doctors for patients whose potassium is low. vitamin B6, soluble fiber, and moderate amounts of vitamin C and manganese are also abundant...

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Banana Leaves

researcher will use dried banana leaves that is collected in the backyard of the researcher and to researcher’s neighbor. Specifically, the researcher will use 100 grams of dried banana leaves of senorita bananas belonging to the diploid cultivars of Musa acuminata. Procedure The following are the steps and procedures that will be followed by the researcher to conduct the study: First gather all the materials needed to conduct the study. Tear the banana leaves into small pieces. Next, boil the banana...

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Technical Writing

feasibility study about this, but still not seen in the market. And so we came up with an idea to let this production company to be the first ever selling vinegar made from banana peeling which we’ll called B. Peel V. II. BACKGROUND Musaceae musa or also known as banana plants, is fast growing herbaceous perennials arising from underground rhizomes. The banana is a great nutritional value. It contains vitamin c- 8 mg and a high grade protein, which include 3 of the essentials amino acids. Ripe...

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review of realated literature and studies

the 'Fehi' banana are used for thatching, packing, and cigarette wrappers. For the plant genus to which bananas belong, see Musa (genus). For other uses, see Banana (disambiguation). Four varieties of banana fruit A banana plant on Banana Island inLuxor, Egypt A banana is an edible fruit produced by several kinds of large herbaceous flowering plants of the genus Musa.[1] (In some countries, bananas used for cooking may be called plantains.) The fruit is variable in size, color and firmness,...

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