Cassava (M Mex Variety)

The starchy tuberous root of the cassava is a very popular crop consumed in the Caribbean.    
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Cassava (M Mex Variety)

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Cassava is an edible starchy tuberous root and is a major source of carbohydrates. Cassava plants can grow up to 2.5 – 3 metres tall, maturing in 8 – 10 months and can yield up to 4.5 kg per stool. This root crop grows well in both rainy and dry seasons and prefers well-drained soils and full sunlight.  It is a drought-tolerant crop and is capable of growing on marginal soils.

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Scientific Name

Manihot esculenta

Product Type

Cassava Stick

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The National Seed Bank Chaguaramas

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