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guar

[gwär]
(agriculture)
Cyanopsis tetragonaloba. A leguminous crop adapted to semiarid regions of the southwestern United States and Mexico. Also known as cluster bean.
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Hydrocolloid gums (xanthan gum and guar gum), freeze dried mesophilic starters (Lactococcus lactis ssp.
Table 5 shows the results of the response variables relating to the quality attributes (moisture content, oil content and texture) in deep-fat frying of coated plantain snacks covered with Guar gum.
Before the shale boom, the food industry was paying about $2,000 for a ton of guar gum.
This report focuses on the guar gum industry, which is segmented on the basis of its grades, functions, applications, and regional markets.
Chemically guar gum is polysaccharide, a long chain made of sugars galactose and mannose.
Prospects of higher guar seed availability dampened guar gum prices.
Most of the guar gum used in the United States-for hydromulching and an impressive array of other applications-is imported.
India Infoline says after the delisting, prices of guar seed and guar gum remained firm initially, but started correcting from June 2012 in anticipation of a rise in output ( high prices encouraged farmers to plant more) and fall in exports.
Gum is the primary marketable prod- uct of the guar plant.
The guar split can also be utilized for different commercial purposes.
The price of guar gum, produced from the seeds of the guar plant, has been skyrocketing recently.