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Volume 8 Issue 1
January-2021
eISSN: 2349-5162

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JETIR2101070

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531-535

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Study on Nutritive value of six indigenous species of Taro Colocasia esculenta (L) Schott. of Manipur

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2349-5162

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"Study on Nutritive value of six indigenous species of Taro Colocasia esculenta (L) Schott. of Manipur ", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.8, Issue 1, page no.531-535, January-2021, Available :http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2101070.pdf

Abstract

Rhizome crops of Taro are the main food supplement in villages of Manipur but its role in food and nutritional had been studied and well documented.. The contribution of nutritive value of six identified local taro contain ranges about 23-24% starch, 8% sugar, on fresh weight basis and 13 % dry matter,8% nitrogen on dry weight basis, the leaf is a rich source of vit.c, thiamine, riboflavin ,and niacin, on the overall livlihoods of the villagers is significantly high. Improvement of yield and efficient utilization of the local resources thereby improved the food and nutritional security of the people of villagers and farming communities in sustainable manner.

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: Taro, local crop, food security, nutritional value. yeild

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"Study on Nutritive value of six indigenous species of Taro Colocasia esculenta (L) Schott. of Manipur ", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.8, Issue 1, page no. pp531-535, January-2021, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2101070.pdf

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Published Paper ID: JETIR2101070
Registration ID: 304604
Published In: Volume 8 | Issue 1 | Year January-2021
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Page No: 531-535
ISSN Number: 2349-5162

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"Study on Nutritive value of six indigenous species of Taro Colocasia esculenta (L) Schott. of Manipur ", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.8, Issue 1, page no. pp531-535, January-2021, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2101070.pdf




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