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Possibilities for cassava growing in Florida.
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- Cassava is not grown to any considerable extent in the United States but this country is the world's largest consumer of cassava products. It's growth and importance was stimulated after 1894. The freezes of that winter destroyed a large part of the orange groves in the United States causing the growers to turn to livestock as a means of livehood. There was a need for a cheap and prolific foodstuff and cassava filled this purpose.
|Title:||Possibilities for cassava growing in Florida.||
Florida Dept. of Agriculture.
|Type of Resource:||text|
|Publisher:||State of Florida, Dept. of Agriculture|
|Place of Publication:||
|Physical Form:||electronic resource|
|Extent:||23 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.|
|Subject:||Cassava is not grown to any considerable extent in the United States but this country is the world's largest consumer of cassava products. It's growth and importance was stimulated after 1894. The freezes of that winter destroyed a large part of the orange groves in the United States causing the growers to turn to livestock as a means of livehood. There was a need for a cheap and prolific foodstuff and cassava filled this purpose.|
|Abstract/Description:||The rebirth and reallocations of citrus groves into the more protected regions of the State and the development of adequate transportation facilities for both fruit and produce encouraged the industries above all other agricultural activities in Florida. Attention again has been drawn to the cattle industry in Florida which in turn renews interest in domestic production of cassava.|
|Table of Contents:||Significance of cassava growing for Florida -- Consumption of Tapioca starch in the United States -- Tapioca and tapioca flour -- Grading and packing -- Varieties of the plant -- Leaves, flowers and roots -- Chemical analysis -- Composition of cassava root -- Composition of cassava flour -- Culture -- Planting -- Cutting used as seed -- Cultivation -- Harvesting -- Products and uses -- Cassava as a stock feed -- Cattle feeding -- Feeding to hogs -- Feeding to poultry.|
|Identifier:||UF00002885 (iid), 49344253 (oclc), AAA3164 QF, 969717 (digitool), uf:102982 (fedora)|
by John Moscrip.
Electronic reproduction. [Florida] : State University System of Florida, PALMM Project, 2001. Mode of Access: World Wide Web. System Requirements: Internet connectivity; Web browser software; Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print PDF files. Electronically reproduced from Collection in George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida.
|Subject(s):||Cassava -- Florida|
|Persistent Link to This Record:||http://purl.flvc.org/fcla/dl/UF00002885.pdf|
|Persistent Link to This Record:||http://purl.flvc.org/fcla/dl/UF00002885.jpg|
|Is Part of Series:||Bulletin (Florida. Dept. of Agriculture) ; no. 104.|