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tap·i·o·ca

(tap'ē-ō'kă),
A starch from the root of spurges of the genus Manihot (family Euphorbiaceae), plants of tropic America; an easily digested starch, free of irritant properties.
Synonym(s): cassava starch
[Braz. tipioca]

tapioca

[tap′ē·ō′kə]
tiny starchy balls (pearls) or flakes made from the dried paste of grated cassava root, Janipha manihot. It is used as a thickener in a variety of easily digested food items, particularly cereals, soups, and puddings.

tap·i·o·ca

(tap'ē-ō'kă)
A starch from the root of spurges of the genus Manihot; easily digested, free of irritants.
[Braz. tipioca]

tapioca

manihotesculenta.
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Pre-gelatinized cassava starch was graft copolymerized with acrylic acid using Fenton's reagents as the initiating system [4].
Mali S, Sakanaka LS, Yamashita F and MVE Grossmann Water sorption and mechanical properties of cassava starch films and their relation to plasticizing effect.
Raw materials were mixed with 10 percent urea-formaldehyde resin, 10 percent cassava starch, and a mixture of 3 percent urea-formaldehyde and 10 percent cassava starch as a binder individually in a rotating drum equipped with a pressurized spray gun.
In Latin America and the Caribbean starch extraction is developing slowly and it is estimated that the region only represents 4% of global cassava starch supply, preferring maize starch.
So, in order to investigate the effect of cassava starch concentration on ABE fermentation, different experiments were carried out using starch concentrations varying from 30 to 70 g/L.
Tratamentos Treatments Ingredientes Ingrredients T0 (1) T12,5 (2) T22,8 (3) T32,7 (4) Milho moido 43,19 32,00 22,50 12,50 Ground corn Residuo de fecularia 0 12,53 22,78 32,72 de mandioca Cassava starch by-produds Farelo de soja 7,40 9,03 11,66 13,34 Soybean meal Sal 0,70 0,70 0,70 0,70 Salt Fosfato bicalcico 0 0,05 0,11 0,19 Dicalcium phosphate Calcario 0,68 0,67 0,59 0,53 Limestone Lasalocida sodica 0,018 0,018 0,018 0,018 Sodium lasalocid Casca de algodao 48,00 45,00 41,65 40,00 Cotton seed hulls Total 100 100 100 100 Total (1, 2, 3, e 4) niveis de substituicao do milho pelo residuo desidratado de fecularia de mandioca de 0; 12,5; 22,8 e 32,7%, respectivamente.
Therefore, the objectives of this research work is to investigate the nature and establish the use of chemical metabolites produced by isolates as an antagonistic measures against the resident pathogenic fungi of Sweet cassava starch.
The cassava products include Gaff, Lafun (Cassava flour), Cassava Starch, Fufu(Cassava dough).