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dc.contributor.author Liloqula, Ruth en_US
dc.contributor.author Saelea, Jimi en_US
dc.contributor.author Levela, Helen en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2008-12-05T23:59:53Z en_US
dc.date.available 2008-12-05T23:59:53Z en_US
dc.date.issued 1993-01 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Liloqula R, Saelea J, Levela H. 1993. Traditional taro cultivation in the Solomon Islands. 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. 125-131. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0271-9916 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10125/4277 en_US
dc.description.abstract Taro (Colocasia esculenta), yams (Dioscorea spp.), sweet potato (Ipomea babatas), and Cassava (Manihot esculenta) are the four major root crops grown throughout the islands and are components of the daily diet. Taro and yam used to be the major root crops grown throughout the islands and are very much a part of the people's customs. This paper discusses origins and uses of taro, irrigation systems, local varieties, and diseases and pests impacting production in the Solomon Islands. en_US
dc.format.extent 7 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 Solomon Islands en_US
dc.subject taro en_US
dc.subject traditional farming en_US
dc.title Traditional Taro Cultivation in the Solomon Islands 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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