Dioscorea alata


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Noun1.Dioscorea alata - grown in Australasia and Polynesia for its large root with fine edible white fleshDioscorea alata - grown in Australasia and Polynesia for its large root with fine edible white flesh
yam plant, yam - any of a number of tropical vines of the genus Dioscorea many having edible tuberous roots
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Uso de distintos tratamientos de desinfeccion en el cultivo in vitro de Dioscorea alata L.
The most diverse species was Musa x paradisiaca with 14 varieties, followed by Mangifera indica with nine, Manihot esculenta with eight, Psidium guajava with seven, and Citrus limon (L.) Osbeck, Dioscorea alata L.
Effect of the application of the leaf mulch of Gliricidia sepium on early development, leaf nutrient content and tuber yields of water yam (Dioscorea alata).
Espinosa, Y., Influencia de las condiciones de extraccion sobre el rendimiento del proceso de lixiviacion de almidon en tres clones de name pertenecientes a la especie Dioscorea alata (0506-112.
Wardani, "The effect of crude diosgenin extract from purple and yellow greater yams (Dioscorea alata) on the lipid profile of dyslipidemia rats," Emirates Journal of Food and Agriculture, vol.
[10.] Shittu TA and FO Ololade Functional effects of dried okra powder on reconstituted dried yam flake and sensory properties of ojojo--a fried yam (Dioscorea alata L.) snack.
Purple yam, scientifically called Dioscorea alata, or locally known as ube, is one of the high-value crops in the country given its export potential and the various processed products, which can be made out of it.
(2008) en la conservacion de Dioscorea alata, alcanzaron crecimiento lento de las plantulas, lo que demuestra la efectividad de estos compuestos y concuerda ademas con Espinosa et al.
En los dialectos de la lengua igbo, el nombre para la Dioscorea rotundata (ji igwe, ji ocha, apu ji o nne binji), a diferencia de otras especies, indica propiamente "name" o una idea similar, mientras que el nombre comun en ingles de name de agua (Dioscorea alata asiatico) indica su importacion en los tiempos historicos por la marina portuguesa.