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Cyanogenic potential of selected cassava varieties in Zombo District, Uganda
(International Journal of Nutrition and Food Sciences, 2017)
Both improved and local cassava varieties are widely grown and also, consumed in Zombo district as well as West Nile Sub region and Uganda as a whole. However, all cassava varieties contain cyanogenic glycosides which are ...
Detoxification of Nyar-Udota cassava variety in Zombo district by fermentation
Fermentation is capable of detoxifying cassava cultivars. Cassava is one of the most important food crops in the world and in Uganda it is the second most consumed food crop after bananas. However, cassava has some toxic ...
Variation of cyanogenic potential of selected cassava varieties with age in Zombo district, Uganda
(Scholars World-International Refereed Journal of Arts, Science & Commerce,, 2018)
Cassava is a major staple food in the developing world, providing a basic diet for around 500 million people. In Uganda, it is currently one of the most important food crops and ranks second to bananas in terms of ...
The cyanogenic potential of certain cassava varieties in Uganda and their fermentation-based detoxification
Cassava is the leading staple food in the developing world, providing an essential diet for about half a billion individuals. However, cassava contains significantly toxic compounds, the cyanogenic glycosides. Ingestion ...