cocoyam


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Synonyms for cocoyam

edible starchy tuberous root of taro plants

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Ileal digestibility of amino acids of cassava, sweet potato, cocoyam and erythrina foliages fed to growing pigs.
This will be achieved through capacity building for Forest Management Committees (FMCs) to review and implement existing land and forest management, building the capacity of women and youth groups on methodologies of planting of improved varieties of cassava, cocoyam, land preparation under eco-agriculture practice, sustainable livelihood enterprises.
Available figures show that Ghana became "food secured" in 2014 in the production of most food staples, namely: cassava, yam, cocoyam, plantain, maize, sorghum, groundnut, cowpea, and soybean.
20C peak temperature for gelation, These ranges of values for gelation temperature are higher than that of cocoyam - soybean-crayfish flours (56.
Ilishan farmers are noted for their food crops such as various types of yam especially the one called alo pepper of different kinds, cassava, cocoyam, maize, oranges and groundnut, cocoa, cashew and kola nuts.
Arsenic, cadmium, and mercury in cocoyam (Xanthosoma sagititolium) and watercocoyam (Colocasia esculenta) in Tarkwa a mining community.
The movement of food crops between Africa and Asia dates as far back as the third millennium bce and involves a variety of basic staples such as sorghum (Sorghum bicolor), pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum) and finger millet (Eleusine coracana), numerous varieties of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) and hyacinth bean (Lablab purpureus) from Africa to South and South-east Asia; and banana (Musa x paradisiaca), water yam (Dioscorea alata), taro or cocoyam (Colocasia esculenta), coconut (Cocos nucifera) and common or broomcorn millet (Panicum miliaceum) to Africa and Madagascar.
The crops of the Niger Delta ecological zone include cassava, yams, cocoyam, plantain, sweet potatoes, rice, maize, melon, and leafy vegetables.
gariepinus fingerlings were fed cocoyam and tigernut based diets (19), (4) respectively.
For example, the combination of oil palm and cocoyam, oil palm and maize, oil palm and plantain, because oil palm, plantain and maize can be grown on the same piece of land.
Fufu at Anokye Kron is pounded cassava with plantain or cocoyam, an edible underground stem.
Intraspecific variability of Pythium myriotylum isolated from cocoyam and other host crops.
A comparative studie of some properties of cassava (Manihot esculenta, Crantz) and cocoyam (Colocasia esculenta, Linn) starches.