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dc.contributor.author Ragus, L N en_US
dc.contributor.author Almario, V M en_US
dc.contributor.author Richards, H en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2008-12-06T00:08:26Z en_US
dc.date.available 2008-12-06T00:08:26Z en_US
dc.date.issued 1993-01 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Ragus LN, Almario VM, Richards H. 1993. Yield and profitability of taro production under three weed management schemes at Rota, commonwealth of the Northern Mariana 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. 135- 139. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0271-9916 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10125/4281 en_US
dc.description.abstract This experiment conducted at Sabana, Rota from October, 1990 to June, 1991 determined the yield and profitability of growing taro under three weed management schemes. These were weeding taro at 60 and 120 days after planting (low input), weeding taro at 30, 60, 90, and 120 days after planting (high input), and rototilling at 60 and 120 days after planting (farmer's practice). Taro plants under high-input plots produced the highest yields and profits. The farmer's practice had the lowest yields and profits. However, the corms under farmer's practice were big and fully developed. This study could not single out the effects of weed management in taro yield under farmer's practice due to tillage and/or wide space of planting (90 cm between plants and 90 cm between rows) and the other treatments (60 cm between plants and 90 cm between rows). en_US
dc.format.extent 5 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 manual weed control en_US
dc.subject Northern Mariana Islands en_US
dc.subject profitability en_US
dc.subject taro en_US
dc.title Yield and Profitability of Taro Production Under Three Weed Management Schemes at Rota, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana 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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