A guide to growing pre-European Maori kumara in the traditional manner.

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Burtenshaw, M. K.
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2010
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Working Papers
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en
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Kumara , Maori kumara , Kumara cultivation , Sweet potato
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Provides an illustrated guide to growing pre-European Maori kumara in the traditional manner based on research undertaken on experimental kumara gardens over the past decade. A brief history of Maori kumara and its arrival from Polynesia is given followed by instruction on setting up a traditional kumara garden, covering selecting a site, cultivation, planting, weeding, harvesting and storage.
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Burtenshaw, M. K. (2010). A guide to growing pre-European Maori kumara in the traditional manner (Working Papers No. 10-2). Lower Hutt, New Zealand: The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand.
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