Advisory ArticleAgroStar Agronomy Centre of Excellence
Value addition & Popular Variety of Banana: Grand-9
• Banana is rich in potassium and fibre.
• It helps prevent asthma, cancer, high blood pressure, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and digestive problems.
• Ripen bananas at room temperature and add them to cereal for a tasty breakfast.
Grand Nine (G-9): This is a well-known and edible variety in most Indian states.
• Each bunch has 10 to 12 hands. A bunch contains 175 to 225 fruits
• Grand Nine banana varieties are delicious and the quality of the fruit is good
• High yield (normal 30 kg of fruit per plant)
• Long cylindrical fruit with low curvature
• Hot yellow colour on maturity
• Both freshly and processed forms are acceptable internationally.
• Pulp processing is more suitable for peeling.
Source: AgroStar Agronomy Centre Excellence
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