Below are some key open access publications from MusaNet or MusaNet members since 1996.

The Globa Musa Strategy

2016 – Global Musa Strategy and the Global Musa Strategy Summary Booklet

Technical guidelines

2021Practical Guidelines for Early Screening and Field Evaluation of Banana against Fusarium Wilt, Pseudocercospora Leaf Spots and Drought

2017Minimum List of Descriptors for East African Highland Bananas

2016Minimum List of Descriptors for Plantains

2015MusaNet Technical Guidelines for the Safe Movement of Musa Germplasm. 3rd Edition

2010Minimum List of Descriptors for Musa

2010Minimum Set of Photos for Bananas (English and Spanish)

2009Cryopreservation of Musa germplasm. Technical Guidelines No. 9

2003Banana and plantain embryogenic cell suspensions. INIBAP Technical Guidelines No. 8

1996Descriptors for banana (Musa spp.)

Diversity studies

2018Collection of new diversity of wild and cultivated bananas (Musa spp.) in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville, Papua New Guinea

2017Banana Collecting Mission in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville (AROB), Papua New Guinea

1999A tribute to the work of Paul Allen: A catalogue of wild and cultivated bananas


2023 The Wild Bananas: a catalogue of wild Musa species and tribute to Markku Häkkinen

2021Bananas of Samoa: A catalogue of banana diversity seen on the island of Upolu

2021Bananas of West New Britain Papua New Guinea

2021 – Bananas of Cook Islands: A catalog of banana diversity seen on the islands of Rarotonga and Aitutaki

2018Musalogue: Catalogue de germoplasme de Musa, Plantains d’Afrique occidentale et centrale – Collection CARBAP (French)
Musalogue: Catalogue of Musa germplasm, West and Central African plantains – CARBAP collection (English)

2018A Catalogue of Some Musa ITC Reference Collections Grown in the Philippines

2017Bananas of The Autonomous Region of Bougainville: A catalog of banana diversity seen on the islands of Bougainville and Buka, Papua New Guinea

2016Musa Taxonomic Reference Collection Catalog

2016Catalog of Musa Accessions Maintained by USDA-ARS TARS

2015Final report on the characterization and evaluation of 31 accessions of the Taxonomic Reference Collection

2007Catalogue of introduced and local banana cultivars in the Philippines: Results of a demonstration trial by the Institute of Plant Breeding, University of the Philippines Los Baños

2001Musalogue: A catalogue of Musa germplasm. Diversity in the genus Musa

2008Identification and characterization guide for FHIA banana and plantain hybrids

1997Musalogue: a catalogue of Musa germplasm. Papua New Guinea collecting missions, 1988-1989