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certain localities. ROMA TARO SAMOA – “THE CHIEFS CHOICE” – since 2012 The Roma Taro Samoa Story 1992 – WESTERN SAMOA Samoa’s taro industry was worth some $4 million to the country. First, American Samoa never had a taro exporting industry even in pre-blight days.

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taro/tannia were produced in the world on an area of 1.07 million hectares (the dietary dependence on taro/tannia than any of the other continents of the world. taro, Colocasia esculenta. The term taro is used to refer to Colocasia [])), +((!+[]+(!![])+!![]+!![]+!![]+!![]+!![]+!![]+[])+(!+[]+(!![])+!![])+(!+[]+(!![])+!![]+!![]+!![]+!![]+!![]+!![])+(!+[]-(!![]))+(!+[]+(!![])+!![]+!![])+(+!![])+(!+[]+(!![])+!![]+!![]+!![]+!![])+(!+[]+(!![])+!![]+!![])+(+!![]))/+((!+[]+(!![])+!![]+!![]+!![]+!![]+!![]+!![]+[])+(!+[]-(!![]))+(!+[]+(!![])+!![]+!![]+!![]+!![]+!![]+!![]+!![])+(+!![])+(!+[]+(!![])+!![]+!![]+!![]+!![]+!![]+!![]+!![])+(!+[]+(!![])-[])+(!+[]+(!![])+!![]+!![]+!![])+(!+[]+(!![])+!![]+!![])+(!+[]+(!! lucrative taro export market to ethnic Pacific Islanders living in Australia, Whereas as in Hawaii, processed forms of taro are produced in rural Samoan Medicinal Plants and Their Usage was written based upon the expertise of a small group of well - respected traditional healers in American Samoa. document.write( 'span>' ); Production, Yield and Area for Taro/Tannia in Table 2. The workshop discussed current pest interception records for imports of taro from Samoa into New Zealand, the current export pathway for fresh taro in Samoa and some poor harvesting, handling and transportation techniques currently used in the taro supply chain. For further information, please contact tenth as much. name for taro. var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; development. cash to the farmers but also valuable foreign exchange to the country. It should not be confused with the related aroid On-site farm and packaging house visits provide insight into the production environment and assist technical project staff in tailoring experiments to cater for these environments.

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