The cassava plant has either red or green branches with blue spindles on them. The root of the green-branched variant requires treatment to remove linamarin, a cyanogenic glycoside occurring naturally in the plant, which otherwise may be converted into cyanide. Konzo (also called mantakassa) is a paralytic disease associated with several weeks of almost exclusive consumption of insufficiently.
From bags washing up on Bali's beaches to food packaging scattered across roads and clogging waterways in cities, Indonesia is facing a plastic waste crisis driven by years of rapid economic growth.
Hindi is one of the most widely-spoken languages in India and nearly each kitchen ingredient has a corresponding Hindi name. Gujarati is spoken in the Western state of Gujarat, and Punjabi is the language of the northern state of Punjab. Urdu is spoken in most parts of India and is similar to Hindi. Flax seeds are known as Alasi in Hindi, Urdu, Gujarati and Punjabi.
Theory of production, in economics, an effort to explain the principles by which a business firm decides how much of each commodity that it sells (its “outputs” or “products”) it will produce, and how much of each kind of labour, raw material, fixed capital good, etc., that it employs (its “inputs”.
Cassava is native to Brazil and Paraguay and is a staple food throughout Indonesia and Thailand, as well as parts of Africa. Its roots serve as an excellent source of starch and, at 330 calories per cup, cassava provides energy you need to fuel your active lifestyle.
Cassava is 6-12 inches long and 2-3 inches wide and is covered with a tough brown skin. The flesh is crisp and white. There are two main categories: bitter and sweet. Bitter cassava is poisonous unless cooked. Cassava is used in the making of tapioca and cassareep--a bittersweet condiment used in West Indian cooking. Grated, dried cassava is called cassava meal. Cassava is also known as soap.
Currently IITA is adapting the so-called stage gate approach within cassava breeding to make breeding more socially inclusive and demand led to further increase the impact of breeding work. An interdisciplinary team of social scientists that includes gender specialists and marketing experts, are informing breeding work on the cassava characteristics and traits that are in demand by the.
Cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) is a shrub grown in the tropics and subtropics for its underground starchy tuberous roots.Cassava roots, also called cassava tubers, are a major staple food for more than 800 million people in the world (Ecocrop, 2011; Lebot, 2009).Morphology. The cassava plant is a woody shrub, reaching 2 to 4 m in height.