Taro: a Review of Colocasia esculenta
and its Potentials.
La Colocasia esculenta
es nativa de areas desconocidas de Asia, pero en la actualidad es cultivada en los tropicos de ambos hemisferios y a menudo escapa o persiste en areas abandonadas.
The Tai-Khamyangs of Assam, India use leaves of Colocasia esculenta
against jaundice .
Stems of Colocasia esculenta
were collected from Dhaka district, Bangladesh during April 2013.
Callus growth and plantlet regeneration in taro, Colocasia esculenta
Glucose tolerance property of methanol extract of Colocasia esculenta
leaves was determined as per the procedure previously described by Joy and Kuttan (1999) with minor modifications.
Key words: Spodoptera litura; tobacco pests, trap crop plus biological control strategy, Colocasia esculenta
Black Magic is also known as Colocasia esculenta
, according to the Netherlands Flower Bulb Information Center in New York.
Two of the formulations were simple, as for instance Leaves of Colocasia esculenta
were used to treat diabetes, and the unripe fruits of Carica papaya used to treat jaundice.
The principal tuber crops of economic importance in Nigeria include Dioscorea rotundata (white yam), Dioscorea alata (water yam), Xanthosoma sagittifolium (white cocoyam), Colocasia esculenta
(red cocoyam), Manihot esculenta (cassava), Ipomea batatas (red sweet potato), Ipomea batatas (white sweet potato) and the Dioscorea dumetorum (domestic and wild trifoliate yam) .
Trap crop plus biological control management system that assembles Colocasia esculenta
trap plants and Spodoptera litura nuclear polyhedral virus (SlNPV) is a biologically-based pest management strategy that may effectively manage S.
The eight plant species were Alternanthera philoxeroides, Aponogeton echinatus, Colocasia esculenta
, Pithecollobium dulce, Artocarpus heterophyllus, Musa balbisiana, Nelumbo nucifera, and Nymphaea pubescens.