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Table 4 Farmer’s classification of cultivars according to their characteristics

From: Banana and plantain production systems in Benin: ethnobotanical investigation, varietal diversity, pests, and implications for better production

Cultivars Characteristics
Good productivity Good conservation Short cycle Resistant to drought Good cooking Good processing Resistant to pests
Bananas Sotoumon, Planta, Dankokoué, Gbofoutou, Colèti Akokoué, Akodou, Sotoumon, Planta, Tokpovi Ononnon, Tchon, Sovlan, Alogli, Assonwonnou Amawiti, Chinouavi, Chon, Planta, Sanmiénou Planta, Wontchimèssou, Dohèzè, Djilékè, Dankodou Akpahissi, Alladakodou, Planta, Gbala, Gbogui Colèti, Dankokoué, Fiossiké; Eminnèré, Olori, Ononnon
Plantains Adjangan, Aloga, Mandangan, Avlandjan Abidja, Aloga, Avlandjangan, Mandangan, Gangnikokoué Agbavé, Agoukokoué, Djanvlan, Gbavénon Abidja, Adjangan, Aloga, Mandangan, Vlandjangan Agba, Avlan, Aloga, Djanvlan, Abidja Abidja, Aloga, Djanvlan, Gbavénon, Adjangan Adjangan, Agba, Agbavé, Vlandjangan, Aloga