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Promising New Taro Cultivars with Resistance to Taro Leaf Blight: 'Pa'lehua', 'Pa'akala', and 'Pauakea'

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Title:Promising New Taro Cultivars with Resistance to Taro Leaf Blight: 'Pa'lehua', 'Pa'akala', and 'Pauakea'
Authors:Trujillo, Eduardo E.
Menezes, Thomas D.
Cavaletto, Catherine G.
Shimabuku, Robin
Fukuda, Steven K.
Colocasia esculenta
plant breeding
disease resistance
Phytophthora colocasiae
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Date Issued:Apr 2002
Publisher:University of Hawaii
Citation:Trujillo EE, Menezes TD, Cavaletto CG, Shimabuku R, Fukuda SK. 2002. Promising new taro cultivars with resistance to taro leaf blight: 'Pa'lehua', 'Pa'akala', and 'Pauakea'. Honolulu (HI): University of Hawaii. 4 p. (New Plants for Hawaii; NPH-7).
New Plants for Hawaii
Abstract: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, as the university has released the cultivars into the public domain.
Pages/Duration:4 pages
Appears in Collections: New Plants for Hawaii, 1998 - present

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