white yam

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Noun1.white yam - grown in Australasia and Polynesia for its large root with fine edible white fleshwhite yam - 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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Thus, this study was carried out to investigate and compare the antioxidant capacity and the phenolic compounds of roasted White yam, Groundnut, yellow maize and Plantain.
Responses of white yam (Dioscorea rotundam) cultivars to inoculation with three viruses.
The result of the study conducted on influence of growth--promoting substances on sprouting of white yam (Dioscorea rotundata) setts showed that treatment with 2% thiourea induced early sprouting and longer sprouts that led to a vigorous crop [23].
Preparation and storage properties of drum dried white yam (Dioscorea rotundata Poir) flakes.
There are about ten species of economic significance as food and the most important food species are white yam (D.
Asadu CLA, Nweke FI and FOR Akamigbo The performances of six yam cultivars of white yam derived from three sources and evaluated across six zones in southeastern Nigeria.
In the present study, all the cultivars were either cream or yellowish in colour as recorded by the panelists even though the five cultivars belong to the group of Dioscorea rotundata commonly called white yam.
Ikediobi CO and E Oti Some biochemical changes associated with post-harvest storage of white yam (discorea rotundata) tubers.