Cocoyam is a common name for several tropical root vegetables and may refer to
: ... new cocoyam. Cocoyams are ... Views. Read · Edit · View history ...
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.
Status of Cocoyam (Colocasia esculenta and Xanthosoma spp) in West and ....
Chapter Five: Challenge of taro leaf blight (tlb) and cocoyam root rot disease ...
INTRODUCTION. Cocoyam (Xanthosoma sagittifolium) is a food crop from
Tropical America introduced in Tropical Africa around 1840 (Alamu and McDavid,
Define cocoyam: taro. ... What made you want to look up cocoyam? Please tell us
where you read or heard it (including ... The History of 'Swank' · Champagne.
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.
Official Full-Text Publication: Production Status and Prospects of Cocoyam (
Colocasia esculenta (L.) ... mostly related to the historical and cultural
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
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 ...
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.