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dc.contributor.author Sato, Dwight en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2008-11-29T01:18:43Z en_US
dc.date.available 2008-11-29T01:18:43Z en_US
dc.date.issued 1993-01 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Sato D. 1993. Low-input and high-input dryland taro weed control in Hawai’i. 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. 58-60. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0271-9916 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10125/4093 en_US
dc.description.abstract Living mulches were compared to weed cultivation and herbicide weed control in dryland taro. The highest No.1 corm yields were harvested from the herbicide and the cultivation treatments. The living mulches tested were ineffective in controlling weeds eight weeks after planting, and poor final yields were attained. Although the highest cost item was cultivation labor, timely mechanical cultivation appears to be a workable alternative for the small family farmer with no hired labor. For the larger farmer with hired labor, proper use of herbicides, possibly in combination with mechanical cultivation, offers the most efficient means of weed control. en_US
dc.format.extent 3 pages en_US
dc.language.iso en-US en_US
dc.publisher University of Hawaii en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Research Extension Series en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries 140 en_US
dc.subject Colocasia esculenta en_US
dc.subject crop yield en_US
dc.subject Hawaii en_US
dc.subject herbicides en_US
dc.subject live mulches en_US
dc.subject mechanical weed control en_US
dc.subject taro en_US
dc.subject weed control en_US
dc.title Low-input and High-input Dryland Taro Weed Control in Hawai'i en_US
dc.type Other en_US
dc.type.dcmi Text en_US
dc.rights.holder University of Hawaii en_US

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