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Synonyms for eddo

edible starchy tuberous root of taro plants

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Farming began there in June and the farm would see the cultivation of 30 acres of cassava, 10 acres of eddoes, and 10 acres of sweet potatoes.
Hosein R, Mellowes WA (1989) Malt hydrolysis of sweet-potatoes and eddoes for ethanol production.
For example, WIs prepare daily cultural staple foods like yams, breadfruit, sweet potatoes, dasheen, and eddoes cassava to name a few of the ground provisions (tuberous roots) whose chemical compositions are still not fully known.
Important cereals include rice and maize, together with leaf- and fruit-producing plants and tuber crops, such as cassava (Manihot esculenta), sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas), yam (Dioscorea) and eddoes (Colocasia antiquorum).
Its endless peaks and valleys are covered in the thick green foliage of coconut palms, bananas, breadfruit, and arrowroot; farmers grow squashes called christophenes, tubers called dasheen and eddoes, plus nutmeg, peanuts, heliconia, bougainvillea, and hibiscus.
he did not know what pots were on her fire: eddoes and yam in the kitchen