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  1. 2002-10-01 It is not uncommon for people to rely on crops that are not the most suitable for their region. Here is an example from Ethiopia with some suggestions for alternatives.
  2. 1992-07-19 Dr. Rosling does not like the statement “cassava contains cyanide.” A food that contained pure hydrogen cyanide could be easily detoxified (it would be driven off as a gas by cooking). If any free cyanide is present in cassava, it can easily be driven off into the air by temperatures over 28C (82...
  3. Cassava is a staple food for over 800 million people in approximately 80 countries, mostly in sub-Saharan Africa, but also in Asia, the Pacific and South America. Cassava contains cyanogens, which protect against pests and predators by producing cyanide. So-called bitter varieties produce more...
  4. Abstract - Food Chemistry, 2013 In this study, we extend pioneering studies and demonstrate straightforward applicability of the corrinbased chemosensor, aquacyanocobyrinic acid (ACCA), for the instantaneous detection and rapid quanti- fication of endogenous cyanide in fresh and processed cassava...
  5. Access Agriculture Training Video On sloping land, rainwater washes away the fertile soil and cassava yields will quickly decline. By reducing soil erosion and building up a healthy soil, you will continue to have a good cassava harvest for many years. Available languages Bambara English French...
  6. 1997-01-19 the field pack, consisting of this field guide and eight flash cards, gives details of low cost, village-level methods for processing cassava roots. The field guide contains practical descriptions of cassava processing. The eight flash cards illustrate processing steps. The aim is to provide...
  7. 1967-01-01 This publication reports on experiments conducted to determine the growth response of Holstein and Zebu cattle to supplemented and unsupplemented fresh or ensiled sugarcane tops. Supplements studied were molasses, cassava and cottonseed meal. 32 pages, illustrated, photos
  8. 1993-01-01 Improvements to traditional storage systems for fresh yam tubers are possible. These must begin at the time of harvesting when tubers should be handled carefully so that uninjured tubers can be put into storage. Small technical improvments to keep away pests, to improve the climate in storage and...
  9. 1995-01-01 Sound crop and soil management such as the use of fertilizers and lime, pest and disease control, optimum planting densities and patterns, selection of appropriate crop varieties among others are fundamental to diminish soil erosion and achieve greate ryields. From the study it may be concluded...
  10. 1998-01-01 This contains examples of food from cassava. 40 pages, illustrated, photos