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Synonyms for yam

edible tuber of any of several yams

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sweet potato with deep orange flesh that remains moist when baked

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edible tuberous root of various yam plants of the genus Dioscorea grown in the tropics world-wide for food

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The experiment consisted of four treatments: T1- conventional yam planting (sole crop) fertilized only with cattle manure; T2- yam intercropped with sunnhemp (Crotalaria juncea L.
SP1/CNT/latex dispersion was conducted using a yam batch dying machine in waterbased solutions under mild pH and temperatures.
Yet with unpredictable weather, soil-borne diseases, high labour costs and competition from other crop varieties, many yam farmers are facing difficulties.
In the present work, PA66 continuous electrospun nanofiber yams were fabricated using two oppositely charged nozzles.
What's the difference between a yam and a sweet potato?
Soto Laveaga's engaging study is enhanced by numerous interviews of former yam pickers and period photographs.
The importance of yams in the Nigerian society has not diminished, rather yam has increasingly become a rare and costly food stuff.
The general equation of motion for the yam was derived and justified in one of the previous works (Padfield, 1958; Barr & Catling, 1976; Kothari & Leaf, 1979 ; Fraser & Ghosh & Batra, 1992) :
2 candied yams, and a turkey drumstick soaked in gravy
Yams belong to the family Dioscoreaceae and are members of the genus Dioscorea, which produce tubers and bulbils that are economically important [3].
Bioethanol producer South Korea LBL Network Ltd has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Indonesia's West Java Province and the governments of Kuningan, Subang, Sumedang and Indramayu regencies to build a factory for processing yams to bioethanol in West Java.
Rinse yams off well with water and pierce all over with a sharp knife into middle of yams.
A lot of the food isn't indigenous, like yams and mangoes and sugar cane, which means there's a real range.