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.
cultivated species (Colocasia esculenta and Xanthosoma sagittifolium) are
grown ..... Figure 1: Cocoyam production trend in Cameroon, Ghana and Nigeria
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
Consequently effective research on cocoyam started in Nigeria in 1976, when the
... Colocasia and Xanthosoma species was achieved with gibberellic acid ...
There are three edible cocoyam species in Cameroon; macabo ,ibo and .... that in
south south Nigeria, ekpang nkokwo is a delicacy. that is the grated cocoyam ...
Jan 30, 2015 ... Cocoyam belongs to the family of Araceae and some species include ... It is
mostly cultivated in countries like Nigeria, Asia, Pacific Island, ...
Sep 9, 2010 ... An opposite observation was found in Nigeria where cocoyam was mostly ...
Generally local varieties of cocoyam were grown in the Fanteakwa ...
Feb 4, 2011 ... However, experts say that despite Nigeria's rich agricultural resources and ... that
the disease attacked the most cherished species of cocoyam.
... COCOYAMS (COLOCASIA AND XANTHOSOMA SPECIES) FOR ENHANCED
HOUSEHOLD FOOD SECURITY, NUTRITION AND ECONOMY IN NIGERIA.