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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Daily food supply was composed of cob corn (Zea mays), soybean (Glycine hispida), pumpkin (Curcibita pepo), cassava (Manihot utilissima), mineral salt, water ad libitum, with oral administration of a nutritional complement two times a week (Potenay Oral NF-Fort Dodge Saude Animal LTDA, Brazil), using a veterinary oral dosing syringe (M68 syringes for vermifugation--Aparelhos veterinarios Hoppner LTDA, Brazil).
The objective of this study was to evaluate some of the properties of experimental medium-density fiberboard panels made from rubberwood (Hevea brasiliensis) using a combination of cassava (Manihot utilissima) starch and a low percentage of urea-formaldehyde (UF) resin as a binder.