MBT2 - Mbeta N°2


MBT2(subcl. True Horn/Horn Small)
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Passport Data
Country of origin: Country of origin: Cameroon
PDCIm Score: 3.16
Available for distribution:
Accession number: MBT2
Accession name: Mbeta N°2
Biological status of accession: traditional cultivar or landrace
Institute code: CMR004 (CARBAP)
Acquisition date: 1987-12-11
Status: active
Type of storage:
Field Collection
Morphological Characterization
Not available
Morphological Characterization Data

6.1 - Plant general appearance

6.1.1 - Leaf habit Intermediate
6.1.2 - Dwarfism Dwarf type : leaves strongly overlapped and leaf ratio inferior to 2.5

6.2 - Pseudostem / Suckers

6.2.1 - Pseudostem height [m] <=2
6.2.2 - Pseudostem aspect Normal
6.2.3 - Pseudostem colour Medium green
6.2.4 - Pseudostem appearance Shiny (not waxy)
6.2.5 - Predominant underlying colour of the pseudostem Cream
6.2.7 - Sap colour Watery
6.2.8 - Wax on leaf sheaths Moderately waxy
6.2.10 - Development of suckers More than 3/4 of the height of the parent plant
6.2.11 - Position of suckers Close to parent (vertical growth)

6.3 - Petiole / Midrib / Leaf

6.3.1 - Blotches at the petiole base Sparse blotching
6.3.2 - Blotches colour Dark brown
6.3.3 - Petiole canal leaf III Margins curved inward
6.3.4 - Petiole margins Winged and clasping the pseudostem
6.3.5 - Wing type Not dry
6.3.6 - Petiole margin colour Green
6.3.7 - Edge of petiole margin Colourless
6.3.8 - Petiole margin width [cm] >1 cm
6.3.12 - Colour of leaf upper surface Dark green
6.3.13 - Appearance of leaf upper surface Dull
6.3.14 - Colour of leaf lower surface Green-yellow
6.3.15 - Appearance of leaf lower surface Dull
6.3.16 - Wax on leaves Few wax
6.3.17 - Insertion point of leaf blades on petiole Symmetric
6.3.18 - Shape of leaf blade base Both sides rounded
6.3.19 - Leaf corrugation Very corrugated
6.3.20 - Colour of midrib dorsal surface Light green
6.3.21 - Colour of midrib ventral surface Green
6.3.22 - Colour of cigar leaf dorsal surface Green
6.3.23 - Blotches on leaves of water suckers Large purple blotches

6.4 - Inflorescence / male bud

6.4.1 - Peduncle length [cm] 31- 60 cm
6.4.2 - Empty nodes on peduncle Two or more
6.4.3 - Peduncle width [cm] <=6 cm
6.4.4 - Peduncle colour Dark green
6.4.6 - Bunch position Horizontal
6.4.7 - Bunch shape Asymmetric - Bunch axis is nearly straight
6.4.8 - Bunch appearance Lax (one can easily place one's hand BETWEEN the hands OF fruit)
6.4.9 - Flowers that form the fruit Female (absence of pollen sacs or pollens)
6.4.10 - Fruits Uniseriate
6.4.11 - Rachis type Truncated, no bract scar below the last hand of fruit

6.7 - Fruit

6.7.1 - Fruit position Curved upward (obliquely, at a 45° angle upward)
6.7.2 - Number of fruits 13-16
6.7.4 - Fruit shape Curved (sharp curve)
Phenotyping
Not available
Collecting/acquisition source
Not available
Collecting Location
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Molecular Characterisation
Not available
Publications
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