sweet cassava


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Noun1.sweet cassava - South American plant with roots used as a vegetable and herbage used for stock feedsweet cassava - South American plant with roots used as a vegetable and herbage used for stock feed
casava, cassava - any of several plants of the genus Manihot having fleshy roots yielding a nutritious starch
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Sweet cassava roots (two different varieties Calamidade and Munhaca) were collected from Meconta District in Nampula Province and Zavala District in Inhambane Province, respectively.
There are two main categories of cassava depending on their hydrocyanic acid content: sweet cassava (for direct consumption of the tuber) and bitter cassava (for making starch and other derivatives).
Sweet Cassava (Manihot palmata, Crantz) belongs to the family Euphorbiaceae and was first introduced into West Africa continent via the Gulf of Benin by the Portuguese traders during the second half of the sixteen century.