sweet potato

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Synonyms for sweet potato

pantropical vine widely cultivated in several varieties for its large sweet tuberous root with orange flesh

the edible tuberous root of the sweet potato vine which is grown widely in warm regions of the United States

egg-shaped terra cotta wind instrument with a mouthpiece and finger holes

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Rango de pendiente Uso Potencial Recomendado 0-8% Hortalizas, granos y viandas 8-10% Malanga, calabaza y boniato 10-25% Pastizales para la ganaderia 25-30% Cafe, cacao y frutales 30-50% Cafe, cacao y frutales en suelos optimos con fuertes medidas de conservacion de suelo.
There was Asian-spiced French Duck Magret, Beetroot and Taro Salad with Light Sesame and Honey Dressing; Oven-Baked Salt Cod Brandade in Piquillo Pepper; Cappuccino of Fresh Garden Peas with Tagaytay Peppermint Oil; Dalandan and Basil Sorbet; Grilled US Beef Tenderloin, Boniato Rosti, Wok-Fried Vegetables and Light Jus Fermented Black Bean Salsa; and White Chocolate and Amarena Cherry, Delice Kirsch Zabaglione.
When the weather warms in spring, switch to crops common in the tropics, including chayote squash, okra, malanga (a starchy root vegetable), yuca root, boniato and tropical fruits.
Entre los productos destinados al consumo familiar hay que destacar mandioca (6), boniato, calabaza, ademas de la cria de gallinas camperas (carne y huevos), vacas (leche y derivados), cerdos y bovinos (carnes).
Los suelos son muy fertiles y se pueden aprovechar para la produccion de diversos cultivos como guayaba, frutabomba, platano, boniato, e incluso, frijol.
"Everything's arranged, I tell you," Barbara rapped to his brother, his bald head shimmering like fried boniato, while Pedrito fumbled with Lazaro's compass.
En Venezuela, la mayoria de los cultivos de raices y tuberculos, y principalmente los de batata, tambien conocida como camote o boniato; los de ocumo, apio (Arracacia xanthorrhiza) y name se manejan en el ambito de pequenos sembradios, y la comercializacion es principalmente nacional, por lo que no penetran en los canales internacionales de mercadeo, mostrando un valor comercial bastante escaso.
(2003) indicaron un fuerte efecto de la adicion de manitol al 2% en el medio de cultivo MS sobre el crecimiento de plantas in vitro de cuatro clones de boniato (Ipomoea batata), conservados in vitro durante 12 meses a 28 [+ o -] 2[grados]C e iluminacion solar.
Jutilien lived with Maria Martinez, a woman originally from the Dominican Republic, who was also "accustomed to working in the countryside during the zafras." (77) William Stokes, an individual from the United States living in rural Cuba, recalled that one "could usually buy boxes of boniato from Haitians" (Cirules 2003:176).