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Colocasia Taro on Pohnpei Island

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Title:  Colocasia Taro on Pohnpei Island
Authors: Primo, Augustine
Keywords: Colocasia esculenta
Pohnpei
taro
Issue Date: Jan 1993
Publisher: University of Hawaii
Citation: Primo A. 1993. Colocasia taro on Pohnpei Island. In: Ferentinos L, editor. Proceedings of the Sustainable Taro Culture for the Pacific Conference. Sustainable Taro Culture for the Pacific Conference; 1992 Sept 24-25; Honolulu, Hawaii. Honolulu (HI): University of Hawaii. p. 6-7.
Series/Report no.: Research Extension Series
140
Abstract: Using legends and history, the origin of Colocasia taro on Pohnpei is examined, and its importance culturally and nutritionally is summarized. The most common method of growing taro, integration into the traditional agroforestry system, is described, and a summary of future research needs for Colocasia taro is presented.
Pages/Duration: 2 pages
URI/DOI: http://hdl.handle.net/10125/3352
ISSN: 0271-9916
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