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Cocoyam - Wikipedia

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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 - Cassavabiz.org

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Growing Cocoyams in Nigeria. COMMERCIAL CROP PRODUCTION GUIDE SERIES ... Most cocoyam varieties mature in about 8 months from planting.

PlantVillage | Cocoyam: Diseases and Pests, Description, Uses ...

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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 Nigeria ...

Nigerian Food Cocoyam | All Nigerian Food Recipes

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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 ...

Production Status and Prospects of Cocoyam (Colocasia esculenta ...

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material and improved varieties, weeds, pests and diseases, limited land for expansion, and lack ...... in cocoyam production in Abia State, Nigeria: A case study.

Cocoyam's potential for nutrition and income still to be tapped - RTB ...

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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.

25 LAND USE FOR COCOYAM IN NIGERIA- IMPLICATIONS FOR ...

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In Nigeria, cocoyam ranks third after cassava and yam among staple root and .... cocoyam production technologies, select varieties that are adaptable to their ...

Cocoyam Cultivation And Food Security | :::...The Tide News Online:::...

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Feb 4, 2011 ... However, experts say that despite Nigeria's rich agricultural resources and ... that the disease attacked the most cherished species of cocoyam.

okonze&olaitan

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The study was conducted in South-eastern Nigeria made up of Abia, Anambra, ... Cocoyam varieties (Xanthosoma sagittifolium) called tannia and (Colocasia ...

Advancement in Cocoyam Research in Nigeria. - Edible Aroids

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Consequently effective research on cocoyam started in Nigeria in 1976, when the ... Colocasia and Xanthosoma species was achieved with gibberellic acid ...