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P-ISSN: 2394-0530, E-ISSN: 2320-3862

2018, Vol. 6, Issue 4, Part C

Taro (Colocasia esculenta): An overview

Rashmi DR, Raghu N, Gopenath TS, Pradeep Palanisamy, Pugazhandhi Bakthavatchalam, Murugesan Karthikeyan, Ashok Gnanasekaran, Ranjith MS, Chandrashekrappa GK and Kanthesh M Basalingappa

Colocasia esculenta is a tropical plant grown primarily for its edible corms, the root 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 details about morphological characters of taro and their use as food and; region and season of cultivation.
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How to cite this article:
Rashmi DR, Raghu N, Gopenath TS, Pradeep Palanisamy, Pugazhandhi Bakthavatchalam, Murugesan Karthikeyan, Ashok Gnanasekaran, Ranjith MS, Chandrashekrappa GK, Kanthesh M Basalingappa. Taro (Colocasia esculenta): An overview. J Med Plants Stud 2018;6(4):156-161.
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