Cultivation of Banana Plants Cultivation of Itobasho, a type of banana plant that is used to make Basho-fu. Cultivation of Itobasho, a type of banana plant that is used to make Basho-fu. Date: 22 December 2017 Credit: Kijoka Basho-fu Association Copyright OIST (Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University, 沖縄科学技術大学院大学). Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY 4.0). Download full-resolution image Tags Arts and Culture Share on: Related Images Completed Whale Mural The artists who painted on Saturday, June 28, stand outside OIST with the completed whale mural. Dani Analyzes Pottery OIST researcher Anya Dani uses a portable X-ray Florescence Spectrometer to analyze the composition of elements in a piece of pottery. The opening ceremony of Ishigaki Blue Decorating the whale Visitors from Onna Village decorate segments of a mural depicting a life-size humpback whale. Zoological Drawing of Acantharians Zoological drawing showing the diversity of Acantharian planktonic hosts.