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Protective effects of yacon (Smallanthus sonchifolius) intake on experimental colon carcinogenesis
(Food and Chemical Toxicology, 2012-08-01) [Artigo]
Yacon (Smallanthus sonchifolius), a tuberous root native to the Andean region of South America, contains high concentration of fructans with potential for colon cancer prevention. This study investigated the potential ...
Cassava and turmeric flour blends as new raw materials to extruded snacks
(Ciência e Agrotecnologia, 2014-02-01) [Artigo]
Short cooking time and ability to blend varieties of food ingredients have made extrusion cooking a medium for low-cost and nutritionally improved food products. The effect of moisture, extrusion temperature and amount of ...
Production of alcoholic beverage from ginger: study of fermentation process and final product quality
(British Journal of Applied Science and Technology, 2015) [Artigo]
Introduction: In Brazil part of the production of ginger is of inadequate quality for export. The production of spirit from felt-over rhizomes is an alternative of great interest to producers of these rhizomes. Aim: Aiming ...
Foliar or soil applications of silicon alleviate water-deficit stress of potato plants
(Agronomy Journal, 2014-11-01) [Artigo]
Root-supplied Si is thought to play a role in alleviating the effects of water-deficit stress in several crops. However, little information is known about the contribution of Si, especially foliar application, in the ...