"Manihot" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A plant genus of the family EUPHORBIACEAE that is perennial with conspicuous, almost palmate leaves like those of RICINUS but more deeply parted into five to nine lobes. It is a source of a starch after removal of the cyanogenic glucosides. The common name of Arrowroot is also used with Maranta (MARANTACEAE). The common name of yuca is also used for YUCCA.
- Arrowroot, Brazilian
- Brazilian Arrowroot
- Arrowroots, Brazilian
- Brazilian Arrowroots
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Manihot" by people in Profiles.
Are biofortified staple food crops improving vitamin A and iron status in women and children? New evidence from efficacy trials. Adv Nutr. 2014 Sep; 5(5):568-70.