D Lenka's research while affiliated with National Root Crops Research Institute and other places

Citations

... The ranges of values for the majority of the characters evaluated were large, and the mean differences observed were significant. This is consistent with the findings of other studies (Sidhu and Pandita, 1979;Birhman and Kaul, 1989;Amadi et al., 2008) who found variances in potato varieties for numerous qualities. These changes in plant attribute within a population imply that selection for each trait is conceivable (Bonierbale et al.,2020). ...
... Shockingly, among all these starch sources mentioned, arrowroots (Tacca leontopetaloides), a tropical edible rhizomes, have received the poorest research attention irrespective of their rich potentials and popularity in Northern part of Nigeria. Arrowroots are widely distributed in Nigeria and eaten as food in many states, but have not been domesticated as in East Africa and Asia [8,9]. Arrowroots have potentials for utilizations in food, pharmaceutical and other industrial purposes but there is very little information on its uses other than energy sources among communities that cultivate them. ...