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    Cassava (Manihot esculenta) is a tuberous root crop that serves as a source of carbohydrate for more than 800 million people worldwide and its cultivation is estimated to cover more than 18.9 million hectors (FAO, 2011). It is a vital source of food and income to resource poor farmers (especially women) in the tropics and staple food crop for nearly 200 million people in the sub-Saharan Africa (Liu et al., 2011; Nyaboga et al., 2013). In Tanzania, cassava ranks only second to maize and third to rice

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    Overlying this scenario are changes in the global climate that will affect crop productivity. Cassava is the second most important source of calories after maize in some African countries, like Angola and Mozambique, but for the rural poor, it represents a much larger proportion of daily calories and provides an important source of proteins, vitamins and micronutrients1. The vision for cassava is that cassava will spur rural industrial development and raise incomes for producers, processors and traders

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    Arrowroot Vs Corn Starch

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    Arrowroot is made a from a tuber that was first used by the Caribbean Arawak people. It is an effective thickener as well as a useful alternative to wheat flour in biscuits, cakes and various baked goods. Cornstarch is made from the corn kernel's endosperm and was originally considered inedible but later became popular as a culinary thickener. How do these two starches compare to each other? What are their benefits and drawbacks? Below, we compare cornstarch and arrowroot. How do arrowroot and

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    Santa Dish

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    Prawns(shrimp) in Cassava sauce(Bobó de camarão) is made with ingredients that includes shrimps, cassava (similar to yucca), and tomato sauce. The first step is marinating shrimps in lime juice, salt, and pepper. Then the shells and heads of the shrimps are boiled and simmered in water, which will be use it later to make the tomato sauce. The cassava is then peeled and boiled with an onion and bay leaves. After the cassava has cooked, the ropey fibers are removed. Then the cassava has to be mashed

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    Cassava starch as an effective component for Ideal Biodegradable Plastics A Science Investigatory Project presented to Philippine Women’s College of Davao In partial fulfillment Of the requirements in Science and Technology IV (PHYSICS) To Mr. Kenny Lloyd L. Angon Physics Teacher By Gabriel Arañas Danielle Andrea M. Ibaos Jascha Bridget Lim John Vergel Mori Grade 10 – Probity March 2013 Acknowledgement Before I acknowledge the people who supported this Science Investigatory

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    measured and how the different promotional strategies relevant to the Company advertising will be utilized. Further discussion will establish the best marketing research approach used to measure customer satisfaction with the Company’s product (cassava powder) and training service initiated to train farmer in implementing large-scale farming. It will be explained how gaps in customer expectations and experiences will be addressed by the marketing wing of the Company, using the high knowledge and

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    THE IMPORTANCE OF CONTEXTUAL UNDERSTANDING FOR ENGINEERING PRACTICE. A CASE STUDY FROM ZAMBIA Introduction Understanding the context in which an engineering project will take place is vitally important to the decisions that you make when designing this project. Many people believe that if a project will work in one country then it will also work in another country. This is not the case. There are many differences in countries that can cause a project to succeed in one country but fail in another

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    Konzo Disease Summary

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    permanent paralysis on whoever consumes a crop named cassava. Hans Rosling, an epidemiologist and pop-star statistician, who died of pancreatic cancer earlier this month was the first person who found the cause Konzo disease back in 1990. However, he also argues that a secondary reason for this disease is the lifestyle and social class of many members from communities around Africa. According to Amy Maxmen, the editor of this article, the cassava crop is harmless cooked correctly. This crop must go

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    The video “Program Four: Creators of the Future” talks about microbes in general; especially how some of them are resistant to antibiotics in various circumstances. Microbes are all around the world, even inside us. Many microbes are beneficial to humans but some of them are not. They are mostly associated with illness and because of that, in 1928 Alexander Fleming invented penicillin, which is an antibiotic produced by mold. Penicillin was the first microbial product to kill human diseases. Some

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    Intro The Zambian Refugee Settlement in Mayukwayukwa, which established by the United Nations in 1966, currently has no system for harvesting rain water or for storing water in bulk. Zambia has a monsoonal climate thus it receives all of its rain water in one small section of the year and is dry and arid for the rest. This review will focus specifically on the water usage of the refugee settlement. This area of research will prove to be invaluable for the specifications of the water harvesting and

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