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CLOSE THIS BOOKRoot Crops (NRI, 1987, 308 p.)
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VIEW THE DOCUMENTAcknowledgments
VIEW THE DOCUMENTPreface
VIEW THE DOCUMENTIntroduction
VIEW THE DOCUMENTAbbreviations
VIEW THE DOCUMENTAfrican yam bean (Sphenostylis stenocarpa)
VIEW THE DOCUMENTAu (Tropaeolum tuberosum)
VIEW THE DOCUMENTArracacha (Arracacia xanthorrhiza)
VIEW THE DOCUMENTArrowhead (Sagittaria sagittifolia)
VIEW THE DOCUMENTArrowroot (Maranta arundinacea)
VIEW THE DOCUMENTCassava (Manihot esculenta)
VIEW THE DOCUMENTChavar (Hitchenia caulina)
VIEW THE DOCUMENTChinese water chestnut (Eleocharis dulcis)
VIEW THE DOCUMENTChufa (Cyperus esculentus)
VIEW THE DOCUMENTEast Indian arrowroot (Tacca leontopetaloides)
VIEW THE DOCUMENTElephant yam (Amorphophallus spp.)
VIEW THE DOCUMENTFalse yam (Icacina senegalensis)
VIEW THE DOCUMENTGiant taro (Alocasia macrorrhiza)
VIEW THE DOCUMENTHausa potato (Solenostemon rotundifolius)
VIEW THE DOCUMENTJerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus)
VIEW THE DOCUMENTKudzu (Pueraria lobata)
VIEW THE DOCUMENTLotus root (Nelumbo nucifera)
VIEW THE DOCUMENTMaca (Lepidium meyenni)
VIEW THE DOCUMENTOca (Oxalis tuberosa)
VIEW THE DOCUMENTPotato (Solanum tuberosum)
VIEW THE DOCUMENTQueensland arrowroot (Canna indica)
VIEW THE DOCUMENTRadish (Raphanus sativus)
VIEW THE DOCUMENTShoti (Curcuma zedoario)
VIEW THE DOCUMENTSwamp taro (Cyrtosperma chamissonis)
VIEW THE DOCUMENTSweet potato (Ipomaea batatas)
VIEW THE DOCUMENTTannia (Xanthosoma spp.)
VIEW THE DOCUMENTTaro (Colocasia esculenta)
VIEW THE DOCUMENTTopee tambo (Calathea allouia)
VIEW THE DOCUMENTUllucu (Ullucus tuberosus)
VIEW THE DOCUMENTWinged bean (Psophocarpus tetragonolobus)
VIEW THE DOCUMENTYacn (Polymnia sonchifolia)
Yam (Dioscorea spp.)
VIEW THE DOCUMENTYam bean (Pachyrrhizus erosus)
Appendixes

Abbreviations

a

annum

Abs.

Abstract acet.

val.

acetyl value

°C

degrees Celsius

cm

centimetre

cm2

square centimetre

cv.

cultivar

eg

for example

etc

and so on

°F

degrees Fahrenheit

FAO

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

FYM

farmyard manure

g

gram

ha

hectare

HCN

hydrogen cyanide

ie

that is

iod. val.

iodine value

IU

international unit

Jr.

Junior

K

potassium

kg

kilogram

km

kilometre

krad

kilorad

I

litre

m

metre

m2

square metre

m3

cubic metre

mg

milligram

mm

millimetre

N

nitrogen

na

not available

ND

refractive index

No.

number

NPK

nitrogen: phosphorus: potassium

P

phosphorus

pH

hydrogen ion concentration

Poll val.

Polenske value

pp.

pages

ppm

parts per million

RH

relative humidity

RM val.

Reichert-Meissl value

S

sulphur

sap. val.

saponification value

SG

specific gravity

sp./spp.

Species

ssp.

Subspecies

syn.

Synonym

t

tonne

TPS

true potato seed

TS

total solids

unsap.

unsaponifiable matter

val.

Value

var.

variety

wt

weight

Geographic and langauge abbreviations used

Afr.

Africa

Am.

America

Ang.

Angola

Ant.

Antilles

Ar.

Arabic

Arg.

Argentina

Bangl.

Bangladesh

Barb.

Barbados

Beng.

Bengal

Boll

Bolivia

Bom.

Bombay

Braz.

Brazil

C.

Central

Cam.

Cameroon

Camb.

Cambodia

Carib.

Caribbean

Col.

Colombia

C. Rica

Costa Rica

Cur.

Curacao

Cy.

Cyprus

E.

East

EC

European Community

Ecu.

Ecuador

Eth.

Ethiopia

Fr.

France

Gab.

Gabon

Gam.

Gambia

Ger.

Germany

Gh.

Ghana

Gren.

Grenada

Guat.

Guatemala

Guin.

Guinea

Guy.

Guyana

Haw.

Hawaii

Hind.

Hindustani

Ind.

India

Indon.

Indonesia

Ir.

Iran

Is.

Island(s)

It.

Italy

Jam.

Jamaica

Kiri.

Kiribati

Lat. Am.

Latin America

Madag.

Madagascar

Mall

Malaysia

Mar. Is.

Marshall Islands

Mart.

Martinique

Maur.

Mauritius

Mex.

Mexico

Mol.

Moluccas

N.

North or New

N. Guin.

New Guinea

Nether.

Netherlands

N. Cal.

New Caledonia

Nig.

Nigeria

N.Z.

New Zealand

P. Rico

Puerto Rico

Pacif.

Pacific

Pak.

Pakistan

Philipp.

Philippines

Polyn.

Polynesia

Pon.

Ponape

Port.

Portugal

Salv.

El Salvador

S.

South

Sam.

Samoa

Sen.

Senegal

Sol. Is.

Solomon Islands

Sp.

Spain

Sri. La.

Sri Lanka

St.

Saint

Sud.

Sudan

Sur.

Surinam

Swah.

Swahili

Tah.

Tahiti

Tam.

Tamil

Tanz.

Tanzania

Thai.

Thailand

Trin.

Trinidad

Tuv.

Tuvalu

Ug.

Uganda

USA

United States of America

Venez.

Venezuela

Viet.

Vietnam

W.

West

W.l.

West Indies

Zar.

Zaire

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