Search for dissertations about: "Cassava"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 25 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; Cyanogenic glycosides; Cassava; aquacyano-cobyrinic acid; processing; amylose; amylopectin; protein; texture;

    Abstract : Cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) is an important and cheap source of carbohydrate in tropical regions, particularly in Sub-Sahara Africa. Cassava as a human food is a good source of energy as it has a comparable high energy density of about 610 kJ/100 g fresh root. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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 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;

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  3. 3. 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; Cassava; Social and economic history; 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Controlling iodine deficiency disorders Studies for program management in sub-Saharan Africa

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Stefan Peterson; Uppsala universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Obstetrics and gynaecology; Iodine deficiency; iodized oil; cassava; thiocyanate; iodized salt; cost-effectiveness; epidemiology; monitoring; Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar; MEDICINE Surgery Obstetrics and women s diseases; MEDICIN Kirurgi Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar; pediatrik; Pediatrics;

    Abstract : Studies were performed to improve iodine deficiency control programs. Goitre rates and cassava processing practices were compared in three Central African Republic (CAR) populations. Short-cuts in cassava processing were associated with elevated urinary thiocyanate and increased goitre rates, suggesting a goitrogenic effect in one population. READ MORE