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Synonyms for Colocasia

small genus of perennial tuberous herbs of tropical Asia: taro

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Bacterial endophytes were isolated from the tuber of Colocasia esculenta grown wildly in Mangalore suburb of Karnataka state, India.
[13.] Bamidele OP, Ogundele FG, Ojubanire BA, Fasogbon MB and OW Bello Nutritional composition of "gari" analog produced from cassava (Manihot esculenta) and cocoyam (Colocasia esculenta) tuber.
On the contrary, Kalariya et al .,[12] in their work entitled 'Effect of hydroalcoholic extract of leaves of Colocasia esculenta on marble-burying behavior in mice: Implications for obsessive-compulsive disorder,' recorded an intraperitoneal LD[sub]50 value of 1000 mg/kg.
Colocasia (Arbi) is a tropical plant grown primarily for its edible corms, the root vegetable is also known as taro.
Results of the assessment show that out of the twenty-five (25) identified plants, they preferred succulent food plants such as Carica papaya, Colocasia esculenta and Operculina turphetum.
Abakaliki is largely agrarian and grows most common staple food crops spanning from root and cereal to vegetable crops such as yarn (Dioscorea spp), cassava (Manihot spp), maize (Zea mays L.) rice (Oryzae sativa), cocyam (Colocasia esculenta), vegetables, fruits and rears native livestock for their livelihood.
The growth and yield characteristics of six accessions (Amadumbe 2914, Amadumbe 3053, Amadumbe 43, Amadumbe 56, Amadumbe Amzam 3553/5118 and Amadumbe 2919) of Colocasia esculenta (taro) were compared in the Western Cape Province of South Africa.
The vegetable samples collected for this study were Solanum tuberosum (potato), Zingiber officinale (ginger), Allium cepa (onion), Brassica compastris (mustard), Abelmoschus esculanta (lady finger), Colocasia esculenta (taro), Coriandrum annum (coriander), Allium sativum (garlic), Spinacia oleracea (spinach), Lycopersicum esculentum (tomato), Capsicum annum (chilli), Daucus carota (carrot) and Cucumis sativus (cucumber).
Common name Botanic name State of origin, Brazil Potato Solanum tuberosum Parana Sweet potato Ipomoea batatas Mato Grosso do Sul Cassava Manihot esculenta Crantz Mato Grosso do Sul Yam Dioscorea ssp Sao Paulo Taro Colocasia esculenta Sao Paulo Table 2.
Oleschuk, "Electrowetting on superhydrophobic natural (Colocasia) and synthetic surfaces based upon fluorinated silica nanoparticles," Microelectronic Engineering, vol.
Owusu Apenten, "A comparative study of polyphenoloxidases from taro (Colocasia esculenta) and potato (Solanum tuberosum var.