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  • 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 ...
  • Hollyer, James R; Sato, Dwight M (University of Hawaii, 1990-01)
    Taro was, and continues to be, an important food for many people world-wide; at least 12.6 billion pounds of the genus Colocasia were consumed in 1987. In Hawaii, ancient lore states that one square mile of taro feed up ...
  • Hollyer, James; Paull, Robert; Huang, Albert (University of Hawaii, 2000-02)
    The taro cultivar 'Bun Long', grown under non-flooded conditions, is considered the best for making into chips. Guidelines for commercial-scale chip production are given.
  • Trujillo, Eduardo E; Menezes, Thomas D; Cavaletto, Catherine G; Shimabuku, Robin; Fukuda, Steven K (University of Hawaii, 2002-04)
    New high-yielding taro cultivars resulted from a cross between taro leaf blight susceptible ‘Maui Lehua’ and a blight resistant cultivar from Palau. The licensing agreement mentioned in the publication no longer applies, ...
  • Kikuta, K; Parris, G K (University of Hawaii, 1941-05)
    Rapid multiplication of taro plants by using corm sections was explored. Normally dormant buds on the corm can be stimulated to grow, and plantlets can be obtained from corm sections containing one of these buds. Buds on ...
  • Aloalii, Ioane; Masamdu, Roy; Theunis, Wilfried; Thistleton, Brian (University of Hawaii, 1993-01)
    Adults of taro beetles, Papuana spp. (Coleoptera:Scarabaeidae), damage corms of taro (Colocasia esculenta) and other aroids and, less seriously, a range of other crops in five countries in the South Pacific (Papua New ...
  • Arakaki, Alton (University of Hawaii, 1993-01)
    In 1990, commercial producers on Moloka'i started to experience increasing levels of corm rot in their fields. Corm rots were also present in extension field demonstrations and trials. Samples were collected for analysis, ...
  • Ferentinos, Lisa (University of Hawaii, 1993-01)
    During the final session of the conference, participants divided themselves into groups to discuss priorities for future taro research in the Pacific Islands.
  • Silva, James A; Sato, Dwight; Leung, PingSun; Santos, George; Kuniyoshi, James (University of Hawaii, 1990-01)
    The response of Chinese Taro (Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott variety 'Bun Long') to 12 treatment combinations of nitrogen (N) and potassium (K) was determined on a crop grown for 9 months. Nitrogen had the greatest effect ...
  • Sedgwick, T F (Hawaii Agricultural Experiment Station, 1902)
    This bulletin starts with a history of taro, its cultivation in Hawaii, and a general discussion of taro root rot. Experiments done in 1901 and 1902 investigated the role of fertilization and irrigation in disease incidence.
  • Fairbairn-Dunlop, Peggy (University of Hawaii, 1993-01)
    In recent years, agricultural research has turned from a concentration on technology improvement (i.e., taro varieties, soils analysis, quick-growing hybrids) to include a concern for the socio-economic context of the study ...
  • Derstine, Virginia; Rada, Edward L (University of Hawaii, 1952-07)
    The bulletin is a thorough review of the nutritional qualities of poi, particularly as a food for babies, convalescents, and people with digestive problems. The survey revealed that doctors in Hawaii are widely aware of ...
  • Liyanage, A de S; Misipati, Peni (University of Hawaii, 1993-01)
    A Rapid Rural Appraisal (RRA) survey was conducted in 30 farms in ten villages in different parts of Upolu Island of Western Samoa to ascertain the traditional sustainable methods of cultivation of taro (Colocasia ...
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