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Manihot esculenta is a woody shrub native to South America of the spurge family, .... The cassava plant gives the third-highest yield of carbohydrates per ...

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Feb 22, 2010 ... Better known to Americans as tapioca, the pudding favorite is produced from the roots of this bush-like plant. But the crop can have deadly ...

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The cassava plant is now the world's third largest source of low cost carbohydrates especially for populations in the humid tropics, with Africa as its largest center ...

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Jul 20, 2017 ... Cassava is tuberous starchy root, high in carbohydrates, essential to Caribbean and other tropical diets. It is also called ... Cassava yuca plant.

www.britannica.com/plant/cassava

cassava: Manihot esculenta tuberous edible plant of the spurge family ( Euphorbiaceae) from the American tropics. It is cultivated throughout the tropical world for ...

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The cassava plant is a perennial woody shrub that grows from about one to three meters in height. The leaves are palmate (hand-shaped) and dark green in ...

www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2017/02/23/515819034/poverty-plus-a-poisonous-plant-blamed-for-paralysis-in-rural-africa

Feb 23, 2017 ... The disease requires more than a poisonous plant. Namely ... To understand the connection between cassava, poverty, conflict and konzo, ...

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Cassava is a tropical root crop used similarly to taro and yams. In the last thirty years world wide production as doubled as it is a staple carbohydrate crop in ...

www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Plant-Cassava-Yuca

Cassava will grow in any warm climate, including indoors as a potted plant. Planting is fairly simple. Start with cuttings that are bigger than 1 cm thick and ...