cassava starch

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Noun1.cassava starch - a starch made by leaching and drying the root of the cassava plantcassava starch - a starch made by leaching and drying the root of the cassava plant; the source of tapioca; a staple food in the tropics
tapioca - granular preparation of cassava starch used to thicken especially puddings
amylum, starch - a complex carbohydrate found chiefly in seeds, fruits, tubers, roots and stem pith of plants, notably in corn, potatoes, wheat, and rice; an important foodstuff and used otherwise especially in adhesives and as fillers and stiffeners for paper and textiles
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The study opines that gains will be healthy in Europe, on account of cassava starch based edible coating sales for application in minimally processed food products in the region.
'We need to do something very fast, and what we are still asking for is that the import adjustment tax on cassava starch coming to Nigeria should be increased urgently so that it can stimulate local production of starch.
Philippine Center for Postharvest Research and Mechanization (PhilMech), in partnership with Guimaras mango growers, is developing a bagging material made of cassava starch.
The effect of blending corn starch and cassava starch with polypropylene has also been studied.
Utilization of residue from cassava starch processing for production of fermentable sugar by enzymatic hydrolysis.
Cassava starch production formerly done by small-scale farmers has now been transformed to be a large scale agro-industry with improved processing technology.
Cassava starch extraction effluent treatment in a one phase tubular horizontal pilot reactor with support medium.EngenhariaAgricola34: 1270-1282.
In this context, the present study aimed to evaluate the use of clean water, water with fertilizer, cassava starch wastewater and poultry slaughterhouse wastewater in drip irrigation systems with upslope, level and downslope lateral lines, and thus indicate the configurations in the field leading to better quality of water distribution and shorter periods of maintenance.
Sain Bags is an Omani company that is bringing in organic bags made from cassava starch and plant fibres, which means that they are biodegradable and compostable.
However, there are less than seven cassava starch processing factories operating in the Kingdom.
Currently, there is an increasing surplus of cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) pulp that is available year round for animal feed because Thai cassava starch is an industrial by-product.