Cassava is the root of tropical plants (e.g. manioc) that are used for the production of starchy flour; in some countries, cassava flour is used in admixture with wheat flour for bread production.

Cassava. Is a root crop with a high starch content, grown in the tropics and sub-tropical regions. Known in Brazil as manioc, it is used there as an alternative to sugar cane, as a feedstock for ethanol production. It is also processed for food as tapioca

French term: cassava (technologie des céréales)

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