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date: 09 August 2020

Manioc 

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History
Author(s):
A. M. MannionA. M. MANNION

Manioc is a perennial shrub with tuberous roots that are valued for their carbohydrate content. Its leaves are a good source of vitamins A and B; they are also protein-rich and thus valued where protein sources are limited. Manioc is also used as a source of starch in the food, textile, paper, and other industries to produce glucose, monosodium glutamate, adhesives, plywood, and veneer. ...

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