Figures reveal it as world’s second largest fruit crop and total gross is now more than 139 million tones.
The world’s leading producers of banana are India, China, Uganda, Ecuador, Philippines, and Nigeria.
Banana farms also produce lots of by-products and wastes. After taking their fruits the farmers are left with lots of waste which can termed as by-products and wastes. People in Asian countries use these by product in their daily life to wrap foods, as twine, making clothes and in various ceremonies related to religious practices.
Banana Plantation also results in lots of agricultural waste or biomass. Researches are on to churn out by-products from these and convert bio-waste and use it to make renewable energy, fiber composites, paper, textiles, food alternatives and livestock feed.