Flowering of taro germplasm (Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott) in Cuba

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Yadelys Figueroa Águila
Marilys D Milián Jiménez
Yuniel Rodríguez García
Manuel Lima Díaz

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Research was done at the Center for Tropical Crop Research (INIVIT), to evaluate inflorescence of taro germplasm (104 accessions) in Cuba´s climatic conditions. Sampling was made every 7 days in the 2013-2014 period to evaluate inflorescence; accessions were characterized according to flowering parameters. The results showed that natural flowering by the 26-accession sample (25%), was observed to early blossom from July to October in 18 accessions (69.2%). Increased temperature and relative humidity lasted until November, when inflorescence ends.

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Research was done at the Center for Tropical Crop Research (INIVIT), to evaluate inflorescence of taro germplasm (104 accessions) in Cuba´s climatic conditions. Sampling was made every 7 days in the 2013-2014 period to evaluate inflorescence; accessions were characterized according to flowering parameters. The results showed that natural flowering by the 26-accession sample (25%), was observed to early blossom from July to October in 18 accessions (69.2%). Increased temperature and relative humidity lasted until November, when inflorescence ends.

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Figueroa Águila, Y., Milián Jiménez, M., Rodríguez García, Y., & Lima Díaz, M. (2016). Flowering of taro germplasm (Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott) in Cuba. Agrisost, 22(1), 54-60. Recuperado a partir de https://revistas.reduc.edu.cu, revistas.reduc.edu.cu, revistas.reduc.edu.cu/index.php/agrisost/article/view/317
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