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(Botany) a tropical American plant
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Noun1.manihot - genus of economically important tropical plants: cassavaManihot - genus of economically important tropical plants: cassava
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Euphorbiaceae, family Euphorbiaceae, spurge family - a family of plants of order Geraniales
casava, cassava - any of several plants of the genus Manihot having fleshy roots yielding a nutritious starch
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Cassava (Manihot Esculenta Crantz) is one of the most widely grown tubers in the world and is a principal staple crop in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean.
The Manihot (Euphorbiaceae) genus originated in the Mesoamerica (Duputie, Salick, & McKey, 2011) and presents more than 98 species.
Pangi leaf, seeds and bark contain hydrocyanic, oleic and linoloeic acids, which makes it extremely toxic; however, the seeds form part of the staple diet of the Micronesia people, but like Manioc (Manihot esculenta) the poison is removed by the process of fermentation and the remaining pulp is nutritious and harmless.
Manihot escuienta, commonly known as cassava or yucca, is a food staple for millions worldwide.
Next, the Manihot esculenta is detailed, it is a perennial woody plant; its stem is cylindrical and formed by knots (point where the leaf joins the stem) and internodes (portion of the stem between two knots).
y Dendrocalamus spp.: Poaceae) y de productos alimenticios en postcosecha, incluyendo maiz (Zea mays L.), arroz (Oryza sativa L.), cana de azucar (Saccharum officinarum L.), Manihot esculenta Crantz, entre otros (Athie & de Paula, 2002; CABI, 2016); recientemente Monteiro et al.
La mandioca (Manihot sculenta), podria constituir un recurso sustentable al ser incorporada en la dieta del cerdo.
Kunth X EUPHORBIACEAE Manihot anomala Pohl Manihot tripartita (Spreng.) X Mull.