Cassava : Farming, Uses, & Economic Impact Hardback
Edited by Colleen M. Pace
Cassava, also known as tapioca or manioc, is one of the major root crops in more than 100 countries of the humid tropics and sub-tropics.
This book presents topical research in the study of the farming, uses and economic impact of cassava.
Topics discussed include potential uses of cassava wastewater in biotechnological processes; cassava starch and flour in the production of bio-ethanol, bio-plastics, acetone-butanol, dextrin, sugar syrups and organic acids and cassava starch as a biodegradable polymer material.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 222 pages
- Publisher: Nova Science Publishers Inc
- Publication Date: 24/02/2012
- Category: Agriculture & farming
- ISBN: 9781612096551