Screening for the industrial applications of amylose-free cassava starch

Published on 20 May 2011

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Start Date: 1 September 2009 | End Date: 31 December 2013

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Parallel to the development of cassava cultivars with waxy starch, additional work is currently ongoing to further understand the potential industrial applications of waxy starch. National Starch is a leading private company specialized in the production of native starches and their modifications for different uses by many different processes. This 5-year project started in 2009 and involves the production of waxy starch in Colombia and subsequently its analysis in Colombia (CIAT) and New Jersey (USA).

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