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Banana cultivation demands a large and frequent water supply throughout the production cycle to ensure optimal growth of the plantation, productivity and fruit quality. The types of irrigation used for banana can be sub foliar spray, suprafoliar spray, and drip gravity. The selection of the irrigation system to use depends on the availability of resources and access to technology. Aspects such as moisture retention, basic infiltration, evaporation and water balance potential also must be considered.