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AFRICA | The best time to harvest yams? Science says when the lower leaves turn yellow

Nigeria accounts for 60% of the world’s [yam output] and 74% of the total production in West Africa. Grown as a staple food, the tuber of the yam plant is its economically important part. The yam tuber, as in other tuber crops, is essentially a starchy or carbohydrate food and its principal nutritional function is the supply of calories.

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  • Countries Africa
  • Published in Africa
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