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Propagating Taro by the Normally Dormant Buds Present on Huli and Corm

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Title: Propagating Taro by the Normally Dormant Buds Present on Huli and Corm
Authors: Kikuta, K.
Parris, G.K.
Keywords: Colocasia esculenta
plant propagation
propagation materials
corm
taro
Issue Date: May 1941
Publisher: University of Hawaii
Citation: Kikuta K, Parris GK. 1941. Propagating taro by the normally dormant buds present on huli and corm. Honolulu (HI): Hawaii Agricultural Experiment Station, University of Hawaii. 9 p. (Progress Notes; PN-021)
Series/Report no.: PN
021
Abstract: Rapid multiplication of taro plants by using corm sections was explored. Normally dormant buds on the corm can be stimulated to grow, and plantlets can be obtained from corm sections containing one of these buds. Buds on the upper part of the corm (the youngest part) were more readily stimulated to grow. Plants from corm sections grew as well as those from huli, but plants from huli were more uniform in growth.
Pages/Duration: 9 pages
URI/DOI: http://hdl.handle.net/10125/10734
Appears in Collections:Progress Notes, 1933 - 1958
Taro



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