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Synonyms for cocoyam

edible starchy tuberous root of taro plants

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Iwuoha I and A Kalu Calcium oxalate and physicochemical properties of cocoyam (Colocasia esculenta and Xanthosoma sagittfolium) tuber flours as affected by processing.
Njoku PC and C Ohia Spectrophotometric Estimation Studies of Mineral Nutrient in Three Cocoyam Cultivars.
Nonetheless, while women still carry out the major tasks in the production of food crops such as cassava, cocoyam, sweet potatoes, and vegetable, men continue to control the distribution of the output.
Successful private companies use the tool routinely to produce bananas, pineapples, mangoes and root crops such as potato, cassava, yam, and cocoyam.
For it is cocoyam, a woman's crop, that feeds the family after the yam, a male crop, has turned to seedling.
Ekanem AM and JO Osuji Mitotic index studies on edible cocoyams (Xanthosoma and Colocasia spp).
Cocoyam (Xanthosoma sagittifolium) is herbaceous perennial plant belonging to the araceae family and constitutes one of the six most important root and tuber crops world-wide [1].
13] reported that Nigeria is the world's largest producer of cocoyams while pigeon peas are widely cultivated in Nigeria [14].
Cocoyams (Xanthosoma sp) and pigeon peas (Cajanus cajan) were purchased from a local market in Enugu, Nigeria.
Ekwe KC, Nwosu KJ, Ekwe CC and I Nwachukwu Examing the underexploited values of cocoyams (Colocasia and Xanthosoma spp) for enhanced household food security, nutrition and economy in Nigeria.
Cocoyam is vegetatively propagated using the corms and to a lesser extent the cormels.
Onwueme IC The tropical tuber crops: Yams, Cassava, Sweet potatoes, Cocoyams.
Food crop Undeveloped urban and Use of simple tools to farming peri-urban land for make heaps for (peri-urban) other uses; near cultivating yams, schools, local health cocoyams, banana, centers and government plantain, cassava, melon buildings.
Comparative assessment of the nutritional value of commercially available cocoyam and potato tubers in South Africa.
Cocoyam (Colocasia and Xanthosoma species) is one of the major five tuber crops produced in Nigeria for local consumption alongside yam (Dioscorea spp), cassava (Manihot spp), irish potato (Solanum tuberosus) and sweet potato (Ipomea batata)[1].