Economic Botany

, Volume 26, Issue 4, pp 301–318 | Cite as

Guinea yams the botany, ethnobotany, use and possible future of yams in West Africa

  • Edward S. Ayensu
  • D. G. Coursey


Nigeria Cassava Economic Botany Root Crop Guinea Coast 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Edward S. Ayensu
    • 1
  • D. G. Coursey
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of BotanySmithsonian InstitutionWashington, D. C.
  2. 2.Tropical Products InstituteLondonEngland

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