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  • Hollyer, J.R.; de la Pena, R.S.; Rohrbach, K.G.; LeBeck, L.M. (University of Hawaii, 1990-08)
    The analysis examined the state of the Hawaii taro industry, including its history, the current market in Hawaii and in North America, and its current status and potential. Action plans addressed industry bottlenecks, ...
  • Ngiralmau, Meresbang (University of Hawaii, 1993-01)
    This paper reports the results of a project to research and document the traditional techniques of taro production in Palau. The researchers concluded that: 1) both pesticides and commercial fertilizer have no major ...
  • Sato, Dwight; Beardsley, Jack; Hara, Arnold (University of Hawaii, 1990-01)
    The taro root aphid, Patchiella reaumuri, is one of the most destructive insect pests in dryland taro. Crop damage up to 75% has been known to occur with Chinese taro and up to 100% with dasheen. The taro root aphid is ...
  • Tipton, Trace V.; Brown, John W.; Leung, PingSun (University of Hawaii, 1993-01)
    Much of the taro (Colocasia esculenta var. antiquorum) that is produced in the Pacific is not traded in the market, but rather it is used for other non-market purposes. Taro is used for home consumption, for social and ...
  • Whitney, Leo D.; Bowers, F.A.I.; Takahashi, M. (Hawaii Agricultural Experiment Station, 1939)
    Taro, one of the oldest cultivated crops in the world, has long been a staple food of the natives of all the Polynesian islands as well as in the West Indies and the Orient. Since taro is propagated almost exclusively by ...
  • Liloqula, Ruth; Saelea, Jimi; Levela, Helen (University of Hawaii, 1993-01)
    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 ...
  • de la Pena, Ramon S. (University of Hawaii, 1998-10)
    This is a brief guide to growing non-flooded taro in Hawaii.
  • Penn, David C. (University of Hawaii, 1993-01)
    Taro is a spiritual and nutritional center of Hawaiian culture, and the future of sustainable taro culture in Hawai 'i depends upon water. Water needs for expanded wetland and dryland field systems can be filled if physical ...
  • Ching, Chauncey T.K. (University of Hawaii, 1990-01)
  • Hollyer, James R. (University of Hawaii, 1990-01)
    This paper describes world production of taros, and the marketing of taro corms and leaves in Hawaii and on North America. Suggestions for the improvement of taro marketing are also provided.
  • Ragus, L.N.; Almario, V.M.; Richards, H. (University of Hawaii, 1993-01)
    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 ...
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