Journal of the International Aroid Society, Inc.
Volume 28, Number 1 (2005); Pages 174-190
Commercially cultivated edible aroids in India
By R. S. Misra, M. Nedunchezhiyan and G. Suja     (Buy)


Members of the aroid family are important food sources in all parts of the tropics and subtropics, with the potential to increase production to even greater levels. The genera of greatest importance are Colocasia, Xanthosoma, Amorphophallus, Alocasia and Cyrtosperma. These genera .are described, together with the situation regarding their cultivation and use in the Indian subcontinent.


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