Cocoyam is a common name for several tropical root vegetables and may refer to
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www.rogerblench.info/Ethnoscience/Plants/Crops/Tubers/A note on the history of cocoyams.pdf
A note on the history of cocoyams. Roger Blench. Two recent publications
provide some useful clues as to the cultivation and spread of cocoyams. These.
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Cocoyam leaf stalks sold as a vegetable at Tekka Market in Little ...
enjoyed universal publicity through historical and ... roun; and COCOYAM in
Ghana and Nigeria (23, ... euphonious and appetizing term, COCOYAM, as a.
Cocoyam is a tropical starchy tuberous root crop. There are many varieties of
cocoyam but the most common are the soft variety used mainly as soup
Cocoyam(Taro) is a common name for the corms and tubers of several plants in
the family Araceae. It is a perennial, tropical plant primarily grown as a root.
Definition of cocoyam – Our online dictionary has cocoyam information from A
Dictionary of Food and Nutrition dictionary. Encyclopedia.com: English ...
Historical records of D. alata in West Africa and of African yams in the Americas ...
in Southeast Asia, and with other root crops like cocoyam and yam in Oceania.
In some parts of Africa the diet is supplemented with the tender leaves of sweet
potato, cassava and cocoyam which are rich sources of protein, minerals and ...
History. Wild taro was introduced to Florida in 1910 by th U.S. Department of
Agriculture to replace potatoes (Langeland and Burks, 1998).