Friday, 24 June 2016

DID YOUKNOW WAS DIDCOVERED BEFORE JESUS CHRIST?

Name:Cassava
 Botanical Name:Manihot esculenta
Years to Be Matured: 2 or 1 Year
Pest:Mealy Bug,Cassava Green Mite, Cassava Mosaic
Discoverd: 4,600 B.C
Soil Type:Loamy

 FACTS ABOUT CASSAVA

1. Cassava is <-more> called Yuca in United States and Spanish 
<-more>2. Cassava is the third Largest Source Of Food In The World After. 1, Rice and 2. Maiza 
<-more>3. Nigeria is the World Largest Producer OF Cassva
 4. Thailand is the Largest Exporter of Dried Cassava
 5. Length of Cassava 5-10cm Diameter 2.0-3.7 Thickness 15-30cm Long
 6.Cassava Has Two Colours. i.e Chalk White and Yellow
 7. Africa Produce 99.1 Million Tones Of Cassava
8. Asia Produce 51.5 Million
9. Latin America 33.2 Million


NUTRIENTS



 1. Calcium (50mg/100g) 2. Phosphorus (40mg/100g) 3. Vitamin C (25mg/100g) 4. Protien (2mg/100g) 5. Carbohydrate(75mg/100g) LIST OF EXPORTING COUNTRIES WITH PERCENTAGE 1. Thailand 77% 2. Vietnam 13.6% 3. Indonesia 5.8% 4. Costa Rica 2.1% LIST OF PRODUCING COUNTRIES WITH PERCENTAGE 1. Nigeria 60% 2. Thailand 30% 3. Indonesia 25% 4. DR Congo 20% 5. Ghana 12% 6. Brazil 19% 7. Angola 10% 8. Mozambique 8% 9. India 6%



USES 1. For Alcoholic Beverages: a. Caium(Brazil) b. Masato(Peru) c. Impula( Mozambique) 2. Food 1. Garri 2. Fufu 3. Flour HARVESTING Cassava is harvested done With Hand.

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