Cocoyam is a common name for several tropical root vegetables and may refer to
: ... Colocasia species may also be referred to as taro, old cocoyam, arrowroot,
eddoe, macabo or dasheen and originates...
Growing Cocoyams in Nigeria. COMMERCIAL CROP PRODUCTION GUIDE
SERIES ... Most cocoyam varieties mature in about 8 months from planting.
Colocasia species may also be referred to as taro, old cocoyam, arrowroot,
eddoe, macabo or dasheen ... Mature cocoyam roots for sale at a market in
There are many varieties of cocoyam but the most common are the soft variety
used mainly as soup thickeners and the yam-like variety that can be boiled in a ...
material and improved varieties, weeds, pests and diseases, limited land for
expansion, and lack ...... in cocoyam production in Abia State, Nigeria: A case
Jun 26, 2014 ... A typical local market of cocoyams in Nigeria (Kikuno/IITA) ... base of these crops
due to the high susceptibility of most farmers' cultivars.
In Nigeria, cocoyam ranks third after cassava and yam among staple root and ....
cocoyam production technologies, select varieties that are adaptable to their ...
Feb 4, 2011 ... However, experts say that despite Nigeria's rich agricultural resources and ... that
the disease attacked the most cherished species of cocoyam.
The study was conducted in South-eastern Nigeria made up of Abia, Anambra, ...
Cocoyam varieties (Xanthosoma sagittifolium) called tannia and (Colocasia ...
Consequently effective research on cocoyam started in Nigeria in 1976, when the
... Colocasia and Xanthosoma species was achieved with gibberellic acid ...