On the morning after her arrival, the ship was surrounded by canoes and pirogues, filled with the islanders of both sexes, bringing off supplies of fruits and vegetables, bananas, plantains, watermelons, yams
, cabbages and taro.
There was the wild yam
, and a liliaceous plant called Ti, which grows in abundance, and has a soft brown root, in shape and size like a huge log of wood: this served us for dessert, for it is as sweet as treacle, and with a pleasant taste.
And there were pigs and chickens on deck, and sacks of yams
, while every conceivable place was festooned with strings of drinking cocoanuts and bunches of bananas.
There is not a sweet potato left; not a single yam
Boiled yam, fried taro, alligator pear salad--there, you've got me all mixed, Then I found a last delectable half-pound of dried squid.
Rice, and curry, yam, taro, bonita, of course, a big cake Toyama is making, young pig--"
A viable alternative is the use of green manures, which can be intercropped with yam
and are known to restore physical, chemical and biological characteristics of the soil in agricultural lands (Ferreira, 2012).
The fumes released from the coated yam
may cause health and safety problems.
With brown skins the flesh inside a yam
can vary in colour depending on the variety.
I had to act," the Black Country icon broadcasts a Partly Political Broadcast on behalf of the Yam Yam
Improvement for Income and Food Security in West Africa (YIIFSWA) initiative is hoping that 'aeroponics' technology can remove some of the perils around growing yams
Conventional universal testing machines can be used for electrospun yams