Journal of Root Crops, the official publication of the Indian Society for Root Crops, publishes scientific papers, short scientific reports, original reviews and book reviews on all aspects pertaining to tropical root and tuber crops. One volume consisting of two issues is published annually. The articles forwarded to the Editor for publication are understood to be offered exclusively to the Journal of Root Crops. The authors are advised to refer to the previous issues of the Journal of Root Crops and prepare the manuscripts. Detailed instructions to the authors are being issued in the Journal from time to time. The LIFE time subscription fee for Journal of Root Crops in India is Rs.5000/- and US$700 outside India.The annual subscription for the Journal of Root Crops for non-members is Rs.1000/- in India and US$200/-outside India. For institutions, annual subscription fee is Rs.4000/- in India and US$500 outside India. All manuscripts, communications consisting of editorial matters and books for review may please be uploaded in the Online manuscript submission portal

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Vol 44, No 1 (2018): Journal of Root Crops Vol 44 (1)

Table of Contents

Research Articles

Crop Diversification with Tropical Tuber crops for Food and Livelihood Security PDF
G Suja, M Nedunchezhiyan 3-11
Evaluation of Intra and Inter-specific Variability among Species of Curcuma using Microsatellite Markers PDF
Bimal Thomas, KI Asha, N Krishna Radhika 12-18
Impact of Conservation Agriculture on Corm Quality of Elephant foot yam Intercropped in Banana PDF
K Remya, G Suja 19-27
Productivity and Profitability of Elephant Foot Yam under Drip and Flood Irrigation PDF
S Sunitha, J Suresh Kumar 28-32
Nutrient Uptake of Taro [Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott var. esculenta] Applied with Controlled and Fast Release Nitrogen Fertilizers PDF
Walter Fa’amatuainu 33-36
Rapid Method for Estimation of Total Chlorophyll, Chlorophyll a and b and Carotene Content in Leaves of Cassava and Sweet potato Using SPAD Meter PDF
Anitha M Koshy, Varsha Joseph, V Ravi, G Byju 37-40
Cassava Based Substrates - Conducive Media for Mass Multiplication of Trichoderma asperellum PDF
VS Viji, SS Veena, S Karthikeyan, ML Jeeva 41-46
Pre-Soaking cum Boiling Effects on Oxalate Content and Acridity of Elephant Foot Yam Corm PDF
Anuj Kumar, Pola Ramakumar, Ashok Patel, Vijay Kumar Gupta, Ashish Kumar Singh 47-54
Phytochemical Analysis and in vitro Antimicrobial Activity of Extracts from Amorphophallus paeoniifolius (Dennst.) Nicolson and Amorphophallus commutatus (Schott) Engl. corms PDF
Chetana Anand Salunke, Rajendra A Satpute 55-60
Phytochemical Screening and in vitro Antimicrobial Activity of Extracts from Tubers of Wild Dioscorea species PDF
Chetana Anand Salunke, Rajendra A Satpute 61-65

Short Communications

Influence of Sources of Organic Manure and N and P Levels on the Performance of Cassava var. Vellayani Hraswa in Lowlands PDF
AP Pooja, OK Swadija, Jacob John, Biju Joseph 66-69
Evaluation of Cassava Varieties for Tolerance to Water Deficit Stress conditions PDF
AVV Koundinya, Vivek Hegde, MN Sheela, C Visalakshi Chandra 70-75

ISSN: 2454-9053