Search for dissertations about: "Cassava"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 28 swedish dissertations containing the word Cassava.

  1. 1. Cassava Processing: Safety and Protein Fortification

    Author : Lucas Tivana; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2012]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Cassava; Cyanogenic glycosides; aquacyano-cobyrinic acid; processing; amylose; amylopectin; protein; texture;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Kassava är ett stärkelserikt livsmedel, jämförbart med potatis. Det produceras främst i jordens tropiska regionerna och är ett viktigt livsmedel i Afrika söder om Sahara. READ MORE

  2. 2. Processing of raw Cassava (Manihot esculenta) - Experiments and Modelling

    University dissertation from Department of Food Technology, Engineering and Nutrition, Lund University

    Author : Carola Rojas; [2009]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; amylopectin; hydrodynamic radius; field flow fractionation; overlap concentration; minerals; enzymes; cassava; hydrolyses; glucose; maltose; sucros; amylase; hydrolyses kinetics; starch granule structure; radius of gyration; drying kinetics; heat transfer; high pressure homogenisation; mass transfer;

    Abstract : The objective of the present thesis was to understand how the quality and performance of dried cassava products could be developed by drying and other processing steps. This goal was achieved in several stages. READ MORE

  3. 3. Enhancing Composite Cassava Bread Quality - Effect of cassava pre-treatment and baking improvers

    University dissertation from Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Maria Eduardo; Chalmers tekniska högskola.; Chalmers University of Technology.; [2015]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; cassava flour; pre-treatment; composite bread; baking improvers; sensory evaluation; bread quality;

    Abstract : Due to unfavourable climatic conditions, the production of wheat in Mozambique is not sufficient to satisfy national food industrial needs and substantial quantities must be imported at high cost. Bread is currently produced basically using wheat flour. READ MORE

  4. 4. Control and Rent-Seeking: The Role of the State in the Thai Cassava Industry

    University dissertation from Lund University Press

    Author : Somboon Siriprachai; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [1998]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social and economic history; Cassava; The Thai State; Transaction Costs; Rent-Seeking; New Institutional Economics; Ekonomisk och social historia;

    Abstract : What we can conclude from this study is that the state and the market are not perfect substitutes in allocating resources and sustaining economic development separately. The case of the Thai cassava industry seems to suggest that the Thai state is not benevolent, but predatory in nature. READ MORE

  5. 5. The causation of konzo studies on a paralytic disease in Africa

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Thorkild Tylleskär; Uppsala universitet.; [1994]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Spastic paraparesis; konzo; cassava; cyanide; thiocyanate; inorganic sulphate; HTLV-I; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Epidemics of a permanent, non-progressive spastic paraparesis with sudden onset hasbeen reported from several rural areas of sub-Saharan Africa. Studies in East Africasuggested an association with dietary cyanide intake from unprocessed cassava. READ MORE