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Yam in West Africa : Food, Money, and More.

Author: Felix I Nweke
Publisher: East Lansing, MI : Michigan State University Press, 2015.
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Nweke, Felix I.
Yam in West Africa : Food, Money, and More.
East Lansing, MI : Michigan State University Press, ©2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Felix I Nweke
ISBN: 9781609174743 1609174747
OCLC Number: 947222580
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (187 pages)
Contents: Foreword by Werner Kiene; Preface; Introduction; Chapter 1. Yam Primer; Chapter 2. Yam Production Contexts in Nigeria and Ghana; Chapter 3. High Labor Cost in Yam Production; Chapter 4. Yam Seed Technologies; Chapter 5. The Challenge of Nematodes in the Yam Food Sector; Chapter 6. Yam Crop Improvement Research; Chapter 7. Prospects and Impediments to Difffusion of Hybrid Yams in Nigeria; Chapter 8. Periphery Situation of Yam in National Food Policy Programs; Chapter 9. Yam Stereotype as a Man's Crop; Chapter 10. Yam Postharvest Matters; Chapter 11. Trade in West African Yam. Chapter 12. Fuels of Yam Consumption in West AfricaChapter 13. Yam in the Igbo Cultural Rite of Marriage; Chapter 14. Synthesis; Appendix 1. Participants in Activities that Contributed Information Reported in this Book; Appendix 2. List of Hybrid Yams Released to Farmers in Nigeria; Notes; References; Index.

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