Subject: IPGRI Session (Taro Germplasm)

An introduction to the history of taro as a food
Peter J. Matthews

Taro (Colocasia esculenta L. Schott.) conservation in Bangladesh by tribal communities
M.O. Islam, V.R. Rao and P. Mathur

Taro germplasm collection in Vietnam
N.N. Hue, N.V. Viet and M.S. Prana

Ethnobotany and global diversity of taro
Pablo B. Eyzaguirre

Taro germplasm collection, conservation and utilisation in the Pacific islands
P. Sivan

Taro cultivation and use in the Maldives
M. Zuhair and D.G. Hunter

Importance and uses of cocoyam in Cameroonian diets
Agueguia Antoine

Assessment of genetic diversity and agronomic characteristics of cocoyam (Xanthosoma sagittifolium) in Ghana through ethnobotanical documentation
Carol Markwei, S.O. Bennett-Lartey and Eric Quarcoo

Taro (Colocasia esculenta) and tannia (Xanthosoma sagittifolium) crops in the Republic of Cuba
Sergio Rodriguez Morales, Miguel Portieles Rodriguez, Luis Ruiz Martinez, Magaly Garcia Garcia, Maryluz Folgueras Montiel, Ramon E. Perez Hernandez and Julia Albert Llerena

Genetic variation of taro (Colocasia esculenta) in South East Asia and Oceania
V. Lebot, S. Hartati, N.T. Hue, N.V. Viet, N.H. Nghia, T. Okpul, J. Pardales, M.S. Prana, T.K. Prana, M. Thongjiem, C.M. Krieke, H. VanEck, T.C. Yap and A. Ivancic

Morphological and isozymatic variability of taro Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott germplasm in Cuba
Arlene Rodriguez Manzano, Adolfo A. Rodriguez Nodals, Maria I. Roman Gutierrez, Zoila Fundora Mayor and Leonor Castineiras Alfonso

Analysis of correlation between ethnobotany and genetic diversity of taro in China using RAPD assay
Li Maolin, Li Rugang Zhou Mingde, P. Eyzaguirre and W.G. Ayad

A study on isozyme variation in the Indonesian taro (Colocasia spp.) germplasm collection
M.S. Prana, S. Hartati and T.K. Prana

A study on the ethnobotany and genetic diversity of taro in Yunnan, China
Li Xixiang, Shen Di, Zhu Dewei, Yang Yongping, Xu Jianchu, Zhou Mingde, P. Eyzaguirre and W.G. Ayad

Taro genetic diversity and its use in taro improvement
V. Ramanatha Rao

Improving taro production in Samoa through breeding and selection
D.G. Hunter, T. Iosefa, C.J. Delp and P. Fonoti