How to use Cassava in a sentence
The cassava (manioca) and indigo plants are indigenous.
The crops cultivated are rice, of an excellent quality, cassava, maize and ginger.
The first named, which is poisonous in its native state, is the cassava of Spanish America.
It is closely related to the Manioc, cassava or tapioca plant (Manihot utilissima) which it resembles when young and exhibits a similar tuberous root system.
Yuca (Manihot utilissima), known as cassava in the West Indies and mandioca in Brazil, is also widely cultivated for food and for the manufacture of starch.Advertisement
Both Tomas and his mother became paralyzed after eating poisonous cassava.
These crops (e.g. cassava, sweet potatoes) need less inputs and less labor and are high in nutritional value.
Intercropping is commonly practiced and a popular combination includes cassava, sweet potatoes, and beans.
First report of a distinct begomovirus infecting cassava from Zanzibar.
Recently cassava mosaic virus wiped out the entire cassava mosaic virus wiped out the entire cassava crop in Zambia.Advertisement
But cassava products provide little protein and contribute only low levels of important micronutrients.
Emergence, spread and strategies for controlling the pandemic of cassava mosaic virus disease in east and central Africa.
Apart from rice other important food crops include sugar cane, maize, cassava, potatoes and sweet potatoes.
Dec 9th WARWAR MARKET a fair number of women selling yams, corn, cassava, and groundnuts.
Many of these Indians were farmers of sorts and raised starchy roots like cassava from which they made bread.Advertisement
Sample dishes; Fried cassava with tamarind chutney, Spicy yogurt curry and lentil rice, Chickpeas served with lentil cakes and coconut chutney.
Suppose a new high yielding variety of cassava produces three times the yield of traditional varieties.
The women in this tribe have a diet that is high in cassava, a type of yam with a peeling that contains a chemical believed to cause hyper ovulation.
Other agricultural products are sweet potatoes, cassava (manioc), yuca, yams, white potatoes, maguey, okra, peanuts, pease, all the vegetables of the hot and temperate climates, oranges, lemons, limes, bananas, plantains, figs, grapes, coco-nuts, pine-apples, strawberries, plums, guavas, breadfruit, mangoes and many others.
Not only are rice and maize, sugar and coffee, among the widely cultivated crops, but the coco-nut, the bread-fruit, the banana and plantain, the sugar-palm, the tea-plant, the sago-palm, the coco-tree, the ground-nut, the yam, the cassava, and others besides, are of practical importance.Advertisement
In these regions, sugar, tobacco, indigo, cacao, rice, sweet potatoes, alfalfa, beans and cassava are produced, and Indian corn yields two and three crops a year.
The principal natural product in this region is orchil, or Spanish moss, but by means of irrigation the soil produces a considerable variety of products, including sugar cane, cotton, cassava, cereals, tobacco and grapes.
Other food and economic plants are coffee, rice, tobacco, sugar-cane, cotton, indigo, vanilla, cassava or "yucca," sweet and white potatoes, wheat, maize, rye, barley, and vegetables of both tropical and temperate climates.
The tropical productions of the lower plains include, among others, many of the leading products of the world, such as cacao, cotton, sugar, rice, tobacco, and bananas, with others destined wholly for home consumption, as yams, cassava and arracacha.
Yams, sweet potatoes, cassava and arracacha are chiefly cultivated for domestic needs, but in common with other fruits and vegetables they give occupation to the small agriculturalists near the larger towns.Advertisement
The cassava growing region of coastal Kenya is separated from cultivated areas inland by an arid belt which does not support intensive agriculture.
This has encouraged more farmers to grow cassava, improving many lives.
Even drought tolerant crops such as sorghum and millet, and recently planted cassava, are showing signs of stress.
The village women used the roads to dry cassava instead, saying they needed food rather than roads.
Rice is the staple on most of the islands although other traditional staples include corn, sago, cassava and sweet potatoes.
The principal economic plants of the country are cacau, coffee, cassava (manioc) called " mandioca " in Brazil, Indian corn, beans, sweet potatoes, taro, sugar-cane, cotton and tobacco.
In many plantations besides catch crops (cassava, sesame, ground-nuts, &c.) other crops, such as tea, coffee, cocoa and tobacco, are grown with rubber.