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Abstract

A note on the varietal screening of taro to Phytophthora blight.

Abstract

In tests carried out in Arunachal Pradesh, India, 23 varieties of taro (Colocasia esculenta) were screened for resistance to P. colocasiae. Results showed that 5 varieties were immune and 1 was moderately resistant.