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cassava in Crops topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcassavacas‧sa‧va /kəˈsɑːvə/ noun [countable, uncountable]  DFHBPa tropical plant with thick roots that you can eat, or the flour made from these roots
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cassavaAlcohol can be produced from plants such as sugar cane and cassava by fermentation and distillation.Jungle herbs and cassava root chips', was all I was told.In the reverse direction the country received its most abundantly grown foodstuffs of today - maize and cassava.In response peasants cultivate bulkier but less nutritious crops, such as cassava.Many farmers stopped producing cocoa altogether or switched to food crops, like maize or cassava, that fetched more reliable prices.Coconuts are being scraped and the juice is squeezed on pounded taro or cassava for puddings.The main cash crops were coffee, sugar cane and cotton, with cassava the domestic staple.