Table 2: Values of solubility index (%) and swelling power for native and modified tapioca starch suspensions after TMA treatment (1A (untreated) and 1B (TMA treated)).

SampleDetermination conditionsSwelling power (g of hydrated molecules/g starch dry matter)Solubility index (%)

1A20°C/5 min a a
20°C/15 min a a
70°C/5 min a a
70°C/15 min a a

1B20°C/5 min a b
20°C/15 min a b
70°C/5 min b b
70°C/15 min b b

The values not statistically different are accompanied by the letter (a) and the values statistically different by the letter (b).