International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Horticulture | India | Volume 9 Issue 12, December 2020

Analysis of Qualitative Characteristics of Indigenous Taro Species of Manipur

Kh. Swarnalata Devi [2] | Joydip Mandal | A. K. Bijaya Devi

Abstract: The study were to analyse the qualitative characteristics of 6Taro (colocasiaesculenta) varieties representing a core sample of the germplasms collection to assess the possibility of selecting varieties according to their quality content and to relate those characteristics with local consumption based on superior eating quality,. Altogether, 32 accessions were collected and studied the morphology, phenotype and genotype described during 3 years. The superiors varieties are sorted out and analysed their corms were made for percentage of dry matter, starch, sugars, Nitrogen range. Significant variation exists for each of these characteristics. Varieties with good eating quality are characterised with high dry matter, starch and sugar contents.

Keywords: Qualitatives, Taro, Germplasm, Food quality, Starch

Edition: Volume 9 Issue 12, December 2020,

Pages: 1061 - 1064

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