Genetic Diversification and Dispersal of Taro (Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott)


Taro (Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott) is widely distributed in tropical and sub-tropical areas. However, its origin, diversification and dispersal remain unclear. While taro genetic diversity has been documented at the country and regional levels in Asia and the Pacific, few reports are available from Americas and Africa where it has been introduced… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0157712


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