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Academia Journal of Agricultural Research 6(10): 346-353, October 2018
D OI: 10.15413/ajar.2018.0144
ISSN: 2315-7739
2018 Academia Publishing

Abstract

 

An overview of Taro (Colocasia esculenta): A review
 

Accepted 16th October, 2018
 

Rashmi D.R2, Anitha B.2, Anjum Sahair R.2, Raghu N.1, Gopenath T.S3, Chandrashekrappa G.K4 and Kanthesh M. Basalingappa1*.

1Division of Molecular Biology, Faculty of Life Sciences, JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research, SS Nagara, Mysuru-570015.
2Division of Biochemistry, Faculty of Life Sciences, JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research, SS Nagara, Mysuru-570015.
3Division of Biotechnology, Faculty of Life Sciences, JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research, SS Nagara, Mysuru-570015.
4Faculty of Life Sciences, JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research, SS Nagara, Mysuru-570015.

 

Colocasia esculenta is a tropical plant grown primarily for its edible corms, roots and vegetables. It is most commonly known as taro and is widely cultivated in the high rainfall areas under flooded condition usually by small farmers. This study provides details about morphological characters of taro and their use as food, region and season of cultivation.

Key words: Taro, edible, medicinal, morphology.

 

This is an open access article published under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Cite this article as:

Rashmi DR, Anitha B, Sahair RA, Raghu N, Gopenath TS, Chandrashekrappa GK, Kanthesh MB (2018). An overview of Taro (Colocasia esculenta): A review. Acad. J. Agric. Res. 6(10): 346-353

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