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Ube

(o͞o`bā), city (1990 pop. 175,053), Yamaguchi prefecture, SW Honshu, Japan, on the Inland Sea. It has a modern harbor and an important chemical industry. Coal mining, once the city's largest industry, has declined steadily since World War II.
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a city and port in Japan; located in the extreme southwest em part of Honshu Island, in Yamaguchi Prefecture, on the Suo Sea. Population, 158,800 (1974). Ube is the center of a coal basin. Local industry includes machine building and the production of cement, paper, petrochemicals, and chemicals (used primarily for fertilizers).

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Silva PL, Gomes AMM, Ricardo NMPS, Silva CEM (2007) Caracterizacao fisico-quimica e reologica dos amidos de Inhame (Dioscorea sp.), Araruta (Maranta arundinacea), Cara (Dioscorea alata), Jalapa (Operculina macrocarpa L.
Isolation, characterization and identification of Potyvives from Dioscorea alata L.
Freitas R, Paula R, Feitosa J, Rocha S, Sierakowski M (2004) Amylose contents, rheological properties and gelatinization kinetics of yam (Dioscorea alata) and cassava (Manihot utilissima) starches.
Il n'existe pas de difference significative entre les pouvoirs de gonflement et les indices de solubilite des farines de la variete Kponan (Dioscorea cayenensis-rotundata) fermentee et non fermentee et ceux des farines de Dioscorea alata fermentee et non fermentee respectivement.
Tomando en consideracion lo antes expuesto el presente trabajo tuvo como objetivos establecer un metodo eficiente para la conservacion in vitro por crecimiento minimo de Dioscorea alata clon caraqueno durante 9 y 12 meses basado en la modificacion del medio de cultivo con distintos niveles de manitol y BAP, que permita lograr altos porcentajes de regeneracion del material conservado in vitro y la micropropagacion normal del mismo.
Out of the over 600 known yam species, the major edible species include Dioscorea rotundata Poir (White yam), Dioscorea cayenensis (Yellow yam), Dioscorea alata (Water yam), Dioscorea bulbifera (Aerial yam), Dioscorea esculenta, Dioscorea praehensalis (Bush yam) and Dioscorea dumetorum (Bitter yam) [1, 4].
Teniendo en consideracion lo antes expuesto, el presente trabajo tuvo como objetivos optimizar el medio de cultivo de micropropagacion de Dioscorea alata L.
[14.] Baah FD Characterization of water yam (Dioscorea alata) for existing and potential food products, PhD Thesis, Kwame Nkrumah University, Ghana, 2009 pp.