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Synonyms for yam

edible tuber of any of several yams

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sweet potato with deep orange flesh that remains moist when baked

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edible tuberous root of various yam plants of the genus Dioscorea grown in the tropics world-wide for food

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I want to put it to the yam dealers and other traders that hauling goods via the rail system is safer, quicker than by road.
Although it isn't easy being in a long distance relationship, Yam believes it all boils down to strong love for each other.
2005a; Ambrosano et al, 2013), as in the present experiment, in which they were planted one month after the yam plants.
Since you have some time to plan for YAM, there are so many types of programs and activities you can plan ahead with your school that require as much or as little effort as you can give
In June, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Yam in a meeting in Tehran underlined the need for the further expansion of mutual cooperation.
The Yam Improvement for Income and Food Security in West Africa (YIIFSWA) initiative is hoping that 'aeroponics' technology can remove some of the perils around growing yams.
Table 1 shows the yam mean diameter (YMD) and the nanofibers mean diameter (FMD) for all test groups.
Gather data, undertake analysis and elaborate a business plans for selected clusters of yam farmers;
But her condition has improved and she made the short trip with William from their Kensington W Palace apartment to the Royal Garden Hotel in central London to greet Tony T Tan Keng Yam and his WIFEKeng Yam and his wife T Mary.
Yam is a staple food of all Africans - especially those from Ghana and Nigeria.
What's the difference between a yam and a sweet potato?
The noodles are made from a blend of flour from the konjac yam--a member of the Asian yam family--and tofu.
This week, casualties were narrowly avoided when a bomb blew up on a Bat Yam bus which the driver had evacuated in the nick of time.
Out of the over 600 known yam species, the major edible species include Dioscorea rotundata Poir (White yam), Dioscorea cayenensis (Yellow yam), Dioscorea alata (Water yam), Dioscorea bulbifera (Aerial yam), Dioscorea esculenta, Dioscorea praehensalis (Bush yam) and Dioscorea dumetorum (Bitter yam) [1, 4].
CAST: Simon Yam, Tony Leung Ka-fai, Cherry Ngan, Siu Yam Yam, Dada Chan, Yuen Qiu, Kelly Chen