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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CARIBBEAN VEGETABLE SOUP Sent in by Jane Lenny Ingredients 1 oz butter 1 oz macaroni 1 chopped onion 1 garlic clove, crushed 2 sliced carrots 21/2 pints of vegetable stock 2 bay leaves 2 thyme sprigs 1 finely chopped celery stick 2 green bananas 6 oz white yam, peeled and cubed 10oz red lentils 1 spring onion Black pepper Method Melt the butter in a pot and fry the onions, garlic and carrots for a few minutes.
Prick surface of cake all over with a fork and pour over the drizzle Caribbean Vegetable Soup (Sent in by Jane Lenny) Ingredients: 1 oz butter 1 oz macaroni 1 chopped onion 1 garlic clove crushed 2 sliced carrots 21/2 pints of vegetable stock 2 bay leaves 2 thyme sprigs 1 finely chopped celery stick 2 green bananas 6 oz white yam, peeled and cubed 10oz red lentils 1 spring onion Black pepper Method: Melt the butter in a pot and fry the onions, garlic and carrots for a few minutes.
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.
trifida in Brazil, in this study we found that, among the folk names attributed to the species, the most mentioned was cara roxo (purple yam) (43.4% of the sampled units), followed by cara (yam) (13.2%), cara branco (white yam) (9.4%), and cara mimoso (delicate yam) (7.6%).
Out of the over 600 known yam species, the major edible species include Dioscorea rotundata Poir (White yam), Dioscorea cayenensis (Yellow yam), Dioscorea alata (Water yam), Dioscorea bulbifera (Aerial yam), Dioscorea esculenta, Dioscorea praehensalis (Bush yam) and Dioscorea dumetorum (Bitter yam) [1, 4].
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].
The principal tuber crops of economic importance in Nigeria include Dioscorea rotundata (white yam), Dioscorea alata (water yam), Xanthosoma sagittifolium (white cocoyam), Colocasia esculenta (red cocoyam), Manihot esculenta (cassava), Ipomea batatas (red sweet potato), Ipomea batatas (white sweet potato) and the Dioscorea dumetorum (domestic and wild trifoliate yam) [21].
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.
[6.] 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. The colour differences could be due to inherent physiological characteristics of the various used in the study.