Pachyrhizus erosus

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Noun1.Pachyrhizus erosus - Central American twining plant with edible roots and pods; large tubers are eaten raw or cooked especially when young and young pods must be thoroughly cooked; pods and seeds also yield rotenone and oils
genus Pachyrhizus, Pachyrhizus - small genus of tropical vines having tuberous roots
vine - a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface
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Stamford NP, Mouha AMMF, Santos KS, Santos PR (2004) Effect of Acidithiobacillus on solubilization of natural phosphate in a coastal tableland soil under yam bean (Pachyrhizus erosus) crop.
Alvarez-Ramirez, "Enrichment of stirred yogurt with soluble dietary fiber from Pachyrhizus erosus L.
The effect of bone meal on the yield of Jicama, Pachyrhizus erosus, in Oahu Hawaii.
Acanthoscelides sanfordi Pachyrhizus erosus (L.) Urb.