ISSN: 0041-3216

ISSN: 0041-3216 (Online), 0041-3216 (Print)

Volume 75 Number 1

  • Research Papers

  • Root biomass and nutrient uptake of taro in the lowlands of Papua New Guinea. (01)

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  • Better nutrition for the improvement of sweetpotato and taro yields in the South Pacific. (06)

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  • The growth performance of taro (Colocasia esculenta) grown from true seed. (13)

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  • Integration of cassava tuber and forage legume seed production for sustained soil fertility. (18)

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  • Evaluation of nitrification inhibitor to improve fertilizer N use efficiency in potato crop. (21)

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  • Performance of sweetpotato in different agro-ecologies in Ghana. (25)

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  • The yield response of two sweetpotato cultivars grown in bags using different soil amendments. (29)

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  • Comparison of the elemental composition of sweetpotato grown in a bioreactor effluent and modified half Hoagland solution. (35)

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  • Mechanisms of taro resistance to leaf blight. (39)

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  • Diagnosis of yam viruses. (45)

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  • Use of household disinfectants to suppress Pratylenchus coffeae and dry rot of yellow yam (Dioscorea cayenensis). (49)

    Dave G. Hutton

  • Yam anthracnose in the English-speaking islands of the Eastern Caribbean: Successes and research advances in disease management. (53)

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  • Discovery of new diseases of cassava in West Africa. (58)

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  • Effect of foliage removal on root yield, dry matter, and proximate composition of five sweetpotato genotypes in Ghana. (64)

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  • Cassava plant population and leaf harvesting effects on the productivity of cassava-rice intercrop on the upland in Sierra Leone. (67)

    A. Jalloh

  • Variations in root and foliage yields and quality among green mite-resistant cassava clones. (72)

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  • Alternative manifestations in origin form, and function of the primary nodal complex of yams (Dioscorea spp.): A review. (77)

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  • The effect of salting sweetpotato chips prior to drying on infestation by Araecerus fasciculatus. (84)

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  • Cassava in Africa: The root of development in the 21st century. (89)

    Mpoko Bokanga

  • The causes and consequences of taro leaf blight in Samoa and the implications for trade patterns in taro in the South Pacific region. (93)

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  • Tropical root crops: Sustainable food security for the 21st century. (99)

    S. Chandra

  • Conceptual issues in the use of cassava modelling for improved production in drought environments. (102)

    Indira J. Ekanayake

  • Assessment of the nutritional value and competitiveness of traditional foods in South Pacific economies: A case study of root crops in Fiji. (106)

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  • Progress towards a global strategy for cassava development. (111)

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  • The marketing system for fresh yams in Techiman, Ghana and associated post-harvest losses. (115)

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  • Rapid dissemination of tropical root crop information via the Internet and other modes of communication. (120)

    Barry Duell

  • Diversification of cassava utilization in the Lake Zone of Tanzania: A case study. (125)

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  • Methods for examining the relationship between quality characteristics and economic value of marketed fresh sweetpotato. (129)

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  • Review of research in Papua New Guinea for sustainable production of taro (Colocasia esculenta). (134)

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  • Production and utilization of tropical root crops in Trinidad and Tobago. (139)

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  • Improving the impact of post-harvest research and development on root and tuber crops: The needs-assessment approach. (143)

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