Research Extension Series, 1980 - 1997

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The publications in this collection represent the historical publishing record of the College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR) and do not necessarily reflect current scientific knowledge or recommendations. Current information available from CTAHR may be found at


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    Marketing Recommendations for the Hawaii Banana Industry
    (University of Hawaii, 1989-05) Halloran, John M. ; Nakamoto, Stuart T.
    Results of a consumer preference survey indicate the most important factor in the purchase of Hawaii-grown bananas is taste; for imported Central American bananas, the most important factor is price. Problems are consumers' misperceptions about Hawaii bananas, Central American imports, and apple bananas, and their ignorance of the advances in cultivation and handling of Hawaii bananas. Based on the survey results,recommendations are made in three areas for Hawaii growers who want to increase their market share: 1. Provide consistent and reliable quality by maintaining or developing first-rate cultural and handling practices. 2. Provide consistency and reliability of supply by influencing the key decision-makers in the market channel. 3. Provide consumer education and information.
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    The Economic Feasibility of Growing Taro in Rotation with Field Corn for Dairy Silage on the Island of Kauai
    (University of Hawaii, 1985-11) Thomassin, Paul ; Leung, PingSun ; Wang, Jaw-Kai
    This study was conducted to determine the economic feasibility of growing taro in rotation with field corn for dairy silage during the wet months of the year on the island of Kauai, Hawaii. It was found that it would be more profitable to grow one crop of field corn for silage than to rotate field corn and taro.
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    Economics of Intensive Grazing: a Case in Hawaii
    (University of Hawaii, 1984-07) Leung, PingSun ; Smith, Burton J.
    The purpose of this study is to analyze the profitability of changing from the conventional grazing method to intensive grazing of the stocker steer enterprise on a grazing cell at Kahua Ranch.
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    Soil Erosion by Water in the Tropics
    (University of Hawaii, 1982-12) El-Swaify, S.A. ; Dangler, E.W. ; Armstrong, C.L.
    This publication addresses the problem of water and rainfall erosion of soil in the tropics. Methods of erosion control are proposed.
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    Breeding Better Beef; 1. Preweaning Performance of Calves Sired by Angus, Hereford, and Charolais Bulls
    (University of Hawaii, 1983-05) Reimer, D. ; Nolan, J C Jr. ; Campbell, C.M.
    The study evaluated the influence of breed of sire, breed of dam, year age of dam, heterosis, and crossbreeding effects on preweaning performance of calves sired by Angus, Hereford, and Charolais bulls and out of Angus and Hereford cows. The study found that Angus and Hereford cross to advantage, and that Charolais provided superior results.
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