||CIRAD, Centre de Coopération Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Développment, Montpellier, France.
||Tropical root and tuber crops: cassava, sweet potato, yams and aroids
||CABI Publishing, 2020
||Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International
Dioscorea spp. are found throughout the tropics, and different species of edible yams have been domesticated independently in America, Africa, Madagascar, South and South-east Asia, Australia and Melanesia. This chapter focuses on the domestication, discovery, and present geographical distribution of yams.