Morphological variability of greater yam ( Dioscorea alata L.) in Malaysia

@inproceedings{Hasan2008MorphologicalVO,
  title={Morphological variability of greater yam ( Dioscorea alata L.) in Malaysia},
  author={Sayed M. Zain Hasan and Andrew A. Ngadin and Ramisah M. Shah and Norizan Mohamad},
  year={2008}
}
An assessment of morphological variation among 70 accessions of greater yam ( Dioscorea alata L.) collected throughout Malaysia was made. Data of 47 morphological variables measured from the accessions were subjected to multivariate analysis using principal component (PCA) and cluster analysis (CA). The PCA results indicated that the characters contributing largely to the species variability were those related to the shape, size and flesh colour of underground tubers; shape and colour of aerial… CONTINUE READING

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