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The Ord River Irrigation Area (ORIA) is suitable for growing bananas.

Tissue culture is the best method for propagating bananas. It ensures they are true to type and free from pests and diseases.

Higher banana plant densities are used in the Ord River Irrigation Area than other growing areas to modify canopy microclimates.

For bananas on the Ord River Irrigation Area, length of time to emergence and harvesting depend on air temperature, planting time and sucker management.

Bananas need a lot of water to grow well. To irrigate the crop efficiently you need to measure soil water content.