About Ensete Knowledge Base

Our Ensete Knowledge Base is a repository of information, sharing knowledge on Ensete (Ethiopian banana, sometimes called false banana). This online resource is built to share knowledge including history, domestication, diversity, cultural practices, cultivation techniques, recent research progress, genomics resources, genetic resources, and molecular information about this plant species. This site mainly relates eight different databases, [EnIfo@base] [EnLit@base] [EnDiv@base] [EnGen@base] [EnTrs@base] [EnTpe@base] [EnTrf@base] [EnMom@base], cataloguing valuable and often unique information for this plant species. It is freely accessible: directed towards the scientific community, we hope others will wish to use it for interest.
Figure: First illustrations of Ensete (Abyssinian banana). Published by James Bruce in 1790.