This versatile root crop supported the village economy of ancient Mayas in Mexico. Although the genus (Pachyrhizus) is supposed to be the highest producer of leguminous tubers in the world, the yam bean remains a highly under-exploited plant.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|State||Published - Nov 1998|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)