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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • (College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, University of Hawaii, 1990-01)
    The phrase 'knowledge is power' has application to the taro industry. In Part I of a two-part Sources and Resources series of the Tattler we would like to supply you with information on where you can obtain the ever valuable ...
  • Ching, Chauncey TK (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.
  • (College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, University of Hawaii, 1990-02)
    In this issue of the Tattler we present Part II of our Sources and Resources series, by focusing on people who may be able to provide you with answers to your questions.
  • (College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, University of Hawaii, 1990-03)
    We have a lot to accomplish in this issue of the Tattler so let's get busy...but before we do, kudos to Chris Anderson for his help with our new header.
  • (College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, University of Hawaii, 1990-05)
    In the last issue we saw letters from two L.A. buyers that would like to buy more taro. Since that time (and even before then) we've heard of people starting to plant to meet those and other needs, such as our local market. ...
  • (College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, University of Hawaii, 1990-06)
    Well, we are slowly coming out of what some people are calling the worst poi shortage in years. While a few people didn't see it to be as critical as all that, there is no doubt that people were waiting in early morning ...
  • 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, ...
  • (College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, University of Hawaii, 1991-01)
    Good tidings for the New Year! In our first newsletter of 1991 we have an exciting collection of information for you. Our main feature is a discussion on making more money (perhaps one of your New Year's resolutions) ...
  • (College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, University of Hawaii, 1991-03)
    If you read any of the 9 issues of the Tattler put our so far, let it be this one. This is because in recent months we have found out that, just like the people on the Oldsmobile commercial, this is not your father's ...
  • (College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, University of Hawaii, 1991-05)
    It's been a little while since we last visited, and there is much to talk about. One big item to report is that with the help of various people, the Taro Project has developed an Air Shipped taro sticker to go on our ...
  • (College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, University of Hawaii, 1991-09)
    In this issue of a newsletter series that includes both real taro market and industry news and stories about imaginary growers and processors, the fictional grower Leilani develops packaging and labeling to expand her ...
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