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  • Ivancic, Anton; Liloqula, Ruth; Levela, Helen; Saelea, Jimi; Wagatora, Daniel (University of Hawaii, 1993-01)
    Alomae-Bobone Virus Complex (ABVC) ,remains the most destructive and the most serious disease of taro (Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott) in the Solomon Islands, and its spread could be a major threat to taro cultivation in ...
  • Keolanui, Rachael; Sanxter, Suzanne; Hollyer, James R (University of Hawaii, 1993-12)
  • Cho, John J; Yamakawa, Roy A; Hollyer, James (University of Hawaii, 2007-02)
    The arrival of taro in the Hawaiian Islands, its significance in Hawaiian culture, and the decline in its production since the early to mid-1800s is discussed. The university's role in preserving Hawaiian taro varieties ...
  • Kahumoku, George Jr (University of Hawaii, 1990-01)
    A Native Hawaiian perspective on the origin of kalo (taro) and of taro cultivation in South Kona.
  • Sedgwick, T F (University of Hawaii, 1903)
    This bulletin is a Hawaiian language synopsis of the English language Bulletin No. 2, The root rot of taro, by the same author.
  • Miyasaka, Susan C; Hollyer, James R; Cox, Linda J (University of Hawaii, 2001-07)
    A field experiment evaluated effects of organic inputs on crop yield and quality and incidence of pocket rot, which commonly diminishes non-flooded taro yields by a quarter to a third. Considering the costs of organic ...
  • Uchida, Janice Y; Silva, James A; Kadooka, Chris Y (University of Hawaii, 2002-08)
    Causes of pocket rot and other fungal infections of taro corm are discussed. Careful attention to planting only disease-free huli (propagules) is emphasized.
  • Silbanus, S; Raynor, B (University of Hawaii, 1993-01)
    Black pepper (Piper nigrum) is an important cash crop on Pohnpei. Due to its perennial nature and slow growth, black pepper should lend itself to intercropping with annual crops, especially in the first few years ...
  • Sato, Dwight (University of Hawaii, 1993-01)
    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 ...
  • Allen, O N; Allen, Ethel K (Hawaii Agricultural Experiment Station, 1933-11)
    The bulletin reviews the history and present conditions of taro culture and poi making in Hawaii and discusses the preparation of poi from the bacteriological standpoint.
  • Lee, James (University of Hawaii, 1990-01)
    Hawaii grown Chinese taro is in high demand in West Coast markets. Disease-free and year-round taro supply in addition to product identification are pre-requisites in establishing a market and meeting foreign competition. ...
  • Wilcox, E V; Clowes, F A (Paiia e ka Paredaiso o ka Pakipikia, 1911)
    This is a general guide to the cultivation of taro. It includes sections on wet land taro, dry land taro, and planting.
  • De Frank, Joe (University of Hawaii, 1993-01)
    A major portion of the taro produced in Hawai'i is cultivated under dryland conditions. Practically all taro farmers plow and disc their fields to provide a vegetation-free surface before the crop is planted. Unprotected ...
  • Miyasaka, Susan C; Hamasaki, Randall T; de la Pena, Ramon S (University of Hawaii, 2002-07)
    The publication provides a key to taro nutrient disorders, identifies the leaf to sample for nutrient analysis, gives nutrient concentrations associated with deficiency, sufficiency, and toxicity, and illustrates symptoms ...
  • Anonymous (University of Hawaii, 2007-09)
    Herbicide, insecticide, and fungicide products registered for use on flooded or non-flooded taro crops in Hawaii in 2007 are discussed.
  • Sato, Dwight; Silva, James; Kuniyoshi, James (University of Hawaii, 1990-01)
    This report summarizes the results of a single experiment in determining the phosphorus requirement for Chinese taro. Based upon the predicted results, 3,571 lbs treble superphosphate gave the highest no.1 and marketable ...
  • Begley, Bryan W; Spielmann, Heinz; Vieth, Gary R (University of Hawaii, 1981-01)
    A questionnaire explored poi usage, frequency of purchase, and purchasers' buying behavior. The report discussed relationships between socioeconomic variables and consumption patterns. Ethnic Hawaiians were likely to be ...
  • Foliaki, Sione; Sakai, William S; Tongatule, Sauni T; Tungata, Unlucky; Ka'ipo, Ron; Furutani, Sheldon C; Tsang, Marcel MC; Nielson, Gregory; Short, Richard (University of Hawaii, 1990-01)
    Production of six cultivars of Alocasia macrorrhiza (L.) G. Don. in the Piihonua area near Hilo on the Island of Hawaii ranged from a high of over 70,000 pounds per production acre for the cultivar Tonga to a low of 14,000 ...
  • Rogers, S; Iosefa, T (University of Hawaii, 1993-01)
    This paper discusses the potential benefits from shade management in agroforestry systems for taro cropping. Trial work to evaluate weed growth, taro production, and cultivar responses to shade levels are reviewed. It is ...
  • Sato, Dwight; Silva, James A (University of Hawaii, 1990-01)
    Five plant spacing treatments and four fertilizer timing treatments were applied to Chinese taro grown for 9 months on land previously cropped to edible ginger. From our preliminary interpretation of the results, a 1 x 3 ...
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