air potato

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yam of tropical Africa and Asia cultivated for it large tubers

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As in the 1st experiment, young leaves and bulbils (4-7 cm) were freshly picked from air potato plants grown in a greenhouse.
Percentage survival to the adult stage was higher on air potato leaves and brown bulbils (45-55%) compared with survival on tan bulbils (10%) (F = 4.
near impressa (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)--a potential biological control agent of air potato, Dioscorea bulbifera (Dioscoreaceae).
Percentage survival (mean [+ or -] SE) of Lilioceris cheni from 3rd instar to adult when reared on leaves, brown bulbils, or tan bulbils of air potato.
Development time (mean [+ or -] SE) of Lilioceris chenifrom 3rd instar to adult when reared on leaves or brown bulbils of air potato.