Yams and Taros

Yams and Taros occupy a prime position in the food basket of forest dwelling communities all over the world. Recognizing the pivotal role of such species in the life of ethnic communities and its significance in addressing hunger and famine, MSSBG allocate an exclusive area for the conservation of such species. 52 varieties of tuber crops belongs to 20 species are conserved here, which include the varieties of Dioscorea alata, Dioscorea oppositifolia, Dioscore bulbifera, Alocasia sps, Colocasia esculenta etc..