yam plant


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Synonyms for yam plant

any of a number of tropical vines of the genus Dioscorea many having edible tuberous roots

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2005a; Ambrosano et al, 2013), as in the present experiment, in which they were planted one month after the yam plants.
We can do our part to save this plant by growing organic wild yam plants to protect the ecosystem and by using alternatives such as Catnip, Peppermint, Licorice and Chamomile (for digestion) and Vitex.
Nearby, Vazquez is growing yam plants on trellises, much like a backyard gardener would grow pole beans.
Cenestin, derived 100 percent from soy and yam plants, is the first plant-derived conjugated estrogens product with a slow-release formulation similar to horse urine-derived Premarin.
Communicating directly to consumers about Duramed's new conjugated estrogens alternative derived 100 percent from soy and yam plants is an important step in our nationwide outreach effort to educate women about Cenestin and the benefits of estrogen replacement therapy.
Today's menopausal women can now choose Cenestin, a slow-release conjugated estrogens product that is synthesized 100% from soy and yam plants, rather than Premarin(R)(a), which is derived from pregnant horses' urine.
Cenestin, synthesized 100% from soy and yam plants, will be available by prescription within 90 days in two dosage strengths -- 0.