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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Tropical American aroid having edible tubers that are cooked and eaten like yams or potatoes.

Usage examples (14)
  • Parasites on Aphis gossypii G. infesting taro and tannia.
  • Plant nutrient deficiencies and related tissue composition of tannia (Xanthosoma sagittifolium).
  • Average yields of cormels in the South Pacific are reported as 20 t/ha for tannia grown in monoculture.
  • The most important root and tuber crops are cassava, sweet potato, yams, taro (cocoyam) and tannia (new cocoyam). for more
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