Cyanide detoxification in cassava for food and feed uses.


Cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) is an important tropical root crop providing energy to about 500 million people. The presence of the two cyanogenic glycosides, linamarin and lotaustralin, in cassava is a major factor limiting its use as food or feed. Traditional processing techniques practiced in cassava production are known to reduce cyanide in tubers… (More)



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@article{Padmaja1995CyanideDI, title={Cyanide detoxification in cassava for food and feed uses.}, author={Gourikutti Padmaja}, journal={Critical reviews in food science and nutrition}, year={1995}, volume={35 4}, pages={299-339} }