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  • 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 ...
  • Vilsoni, F (University of Hawaii, 1993-01)
    Taro (Colocasia esculenta) is known to the Fijians by ten different names and is cultivated by people who lived in physically isolated communities for centuries. To the indigenous people, taro is important in their culture. ...
  • Manner, Harley I (University of Hawaii, 1993-01)
    In comparison to Cyrtospenna chamissonis, Pandanus tectorius, and breadfruit (Artocapus altitis and A. mariennensis), the significance and cultivation of Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott in the atolls and low islands of ...
  • Paull, Robert E; Coltman, Robert (University of Hawaii, 1990-01)
    Objectives to study the relationships between physiological age of corms, storage capabilities, and final snack food chip quality of dryland taro are outlined. Background information is to be developed that will assist in ...
  • Taotua, Fuifui (University of Hawaii, 1993-01)
    A Rapid Rural Appraisal was conducted in American Samoa in 1989 to document traditional agricultural practices associated with the growing of taro. From this survey, 22 cultivars of taro were documented where all farmers ...
  • George, Takumi (University of Hawaii, 1993-01)
    Kosrae is one of four states in the Federated States of Micronesia. Subsistence farming and banana production are the main agricultural enterprises. The main subsistence crops are banana, breadfruit, citrus fruit, coconut, ...
  • Ooka, Jeri J (University of Hawaii, 1990-01)
    Although taro is susceptible to attack by at least twenty-three pathogens, only a few cause serious reduction in growth and production. Phytophthora blight (Phytophthora colocasiae) and Pythium root and corm rot (Pythium ...
  • Nip, Wai-Kit (University of Hawaii, 1990-01)
    Taro is a tropical root crop grown in Hawaii with a promising future. Now, the potential of taro has been under-estimated. This presentation reviews briefly (a) the cultural practices in Hawaii, (b) the availability of ...
  • Falanruw, M C (1993-01)
    The documentation of traditional methods of growing taro is a major objective of the Low-Input Sustainable Agriculture Taro Project. On Yap, almost all taro is grown by low-input traditional methods without the use of ...
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