Manihot utilissima


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Related to Manihot utilissima: Manihot esculenta, mandioca
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Noun1.Manihot utilissima - cassava with long tuberous edible roots and soft brittle stemsManihot utilissima - cassava with long tuberous edible roots and soft brittle stems; used especially to make cassiri (an intoxicating drink) and tapioca
cassiri - a drink resembling beer; made from fermented cassava juice
casava, cassava - any of several plants of the genus Manihot having fleshy roots yielding a nutritious starch
cassava, manioc - cassava root eaten as a staple food after drying and leaching; source of tapioca
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2008, "Optimization of pectinase production from Manihot utilissima by Aspergillus niger NCIM 548 using statistical experimental design," Res.
In ontogeny study on Manihot utilissima fruit, Toledo (1963a and b) considered that the endocarp originated from the subepidermal parenchyma, and it is composed of sclereids arranged into three regions.