Manihot esculenta

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Noun1.Manihot esculenta - cassava with long tuberous edible roots and soft brittle stemsManihot esculenta - 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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[13.] Bamidele OP, Ogundele FG, Ojubanire BA, Fasogbon MB and OW Bello Nutritional composition of "gari" analog produced from cassava (Manihot esculenta) and cocoyam (Colocasia esculenta) tuber.
Root quality of four clones on cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) as affected by the irrigation regime
Objetivos de la practica de laboratorio: (1) extraccion de granos de almidon de Ipomoea batata (L.) Lam., Manihot esculenta Crantz, Pachyrhizus erosus (L.) Urb., Xanthosoma sp.
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.
Uso de la yuca (Manihot esculenta) y la batata (Ipomoea batatas) como alternativa de alimentacion nutricional de cerdos.
Cassava conservation (Manihot esculenta) with edible film based on banana peel flour
La mandioca (Manihot esculenta Crantz) constituye la cuarta fuente de calorias en la dieta de pobladores de Latinoamerica, Africa y Asia (Techeira et al., 2014), siendo las raices tuberosas amilaceas el organo de interes comercial por excelencia.
Plantains (Musa x paradisiaca L.) and mangos (Mangifera indica) were registered in 18 home gardens, guavas (Psidium guajava) and oranges (Citrus x aurantium L.) in 15, soursop (Annona muricata L.) in 14, avocado (Persea americana Mill.) in 13, and papaya (Carica papaya) and cassava (Manihot esculenta) in 12 home gardens.
Cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) like most other crops responds to the effect of genotype by environment interaction (GEI), which makes it difficult to identify the superior genotypes in terms of performance, stability and adaptability.