All About Banana

image3 History
Bananas are as old a fruit as one can find. It is believed Southeast Asian farmers as far back as 5000 BCE - 8000 BCE primarily cultivated this herbaceous fruit while secondary cultivars emerged in Africa.

In the early 1400's Portuguese sailors brought bananas with them on their travels from Africa and peppered the Canary Islands with banana plantations. The popularity of the flavorful banana worked its way to the Caribbean and South America in the early 1500's, but it would be another 300 years or so before the people of North America would experience the delicious zest of the mighty banana. Its introduction to the American people came in the early latter half of the 1800's, believed to be somewhere around 1876.

image5 Nutritional Info
Bananas are low in fat, high in nutrition and bursting with great creamy flavor. They are high in dietary fiber and offer a good supply of Vitamin B6 as well as many other great body building vitamins and nutrients. Bananas are a great choice for a snack or a whole food with cereal. Low in saturated fat, sodium, and cholesterol, bananas do tend to be high in sugar, wherein most of the calories lie. Bananas are famously known for providing an impressive amount of potassium.

image17 Banana plantation
Bananas will develop and natural product under poor soil conditions however will be less beneficial without profound, very much depleted soil; backwoods topsoil, rough sand, marl, red laterite, volcanic powder, sandy mud, or even overwhelming dirt. The key component in soil sort for effective banana plant development is great waste. Alluvial soils of stream valleys are perfect for banana developing. Bananas favor a corrosive soil.

image23 Cavendish banana
Cavendish bananas range from around 15 to 25 cm long, and are utilized as a part of preparing, organic product plates of mixed greens, natural product compotes, and to supplement sustenances. The external skin is in part green when sold in nourishment markets, and turns yellow when it ages. Whenever overripe, the skin turns dark and the tissue gets to be soft. Bananas age normally and are at their crest readiness when the peel is all yellow with a couple of dull cocoa spots starting to show up.