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Synonyms for cassava

a starch made by leaching and drying the root of the cassava plant

cassava root eaten as a staple food after drying and leaching

any of several plants of the genus Manihot having fleshy roots yielding a nutritious starch

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As an alternative food, two important considerations about cassava wastewater are note worthy: it may cause serious environmental damage if disposed in the environment and it is a by-product from the cassava root that is rich in sugar and starch, characterizing it as an energy source.
In 2013, approximately 15 million tons of fresh cassava roots were extracted from the fields in Northeast Thailand [9].
Prediction of gross energy and digestible energy in copra meal, palm kernel meal, and cassava root fed to pigs.
Among important insect pests of this culture, cassava root mealybug Dysmicoccus sp.
Some food industries in Brazil commonly extract the cassava root's inner flesh to trade it at supermarkets, but cassava root husks hardly ever have another destination rather than turning into vegetal manure.
In market analysis on cassava by- products, rarely is a distinction made between cassava flour and starch; they come from the same cassava root starch but go through different phases of production.
The aim of this work was to investigate the effects of the use of inoculum from earlier fermentation preparation on the microbial population evolution and biochemical changes occurring during cassava root fermentation process for akpu preparation.
The antioxidant enzyme activities of superoxide dismutase and the subtypes copper/zinc superoxide dismutase (Cu/ZnSOD) and manganese superoxide dismutase (MnSOD) were studied during the postharvest physiological deterioration of cassava root tubers collected from the University of Benin Teaching and Research Farm.
4,12) the typical composition of cassava root is moisture (70%), starch (24%), fiber (2%), protein (1%) and other substances including lipids and minerals (3%).
Well, bananas are pretty significant, as are yams and cassava root.
TO MANY AMERICANS, CASSAVA root is a stranger in the produce aisle.
Manufacturers are hoping bagged snacks can be given a healthier image by producing crisps made from a range of alternatives to the humble potato--including bread, cassava root and even fruit.
Extracted from cassava root, tapioca comes in several forms.