Advances In Potato Chemistry And Technology by Jaspreet SinghAdvances In Potato Chemistry And Technology by Jaspreet Singh

Advances In Potato Chemistry And Technology

byJaspreet SinghEditorLovedeep Kaur

Hardcover | February 10, 2016

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Advances in Potato Chemistry and Technology, Second Edition,presents the latest knowledge on potato chemistry, including the identification, analysis, and uses of chemical components in potatoes. Beginning with a brief description of potato components, the book then delves into their role during processing, then presenting information on strategies for quality optimization that provides students, researchers, and technologists working in the area of food science with recent information and updates on state-of-the-art technologies.

The updated edition includes the latest information related to the identification, analysis, and use of chemical components of potatoes, carbohydrate and non-carbohydrate composition, cell wall chemistry, an analysis of glycoalkaloids, phenolics and anthocyanins, thermal processing, and quality optimization.

In addition, new and sophisticated methods of quality determination of potatoes and their products, innovative and healthy potato-based foods, the future of genetically modified potatoes, and the non-food use of potatoes and their products is discussed.



  • Includes both the emerging non-food uses of potato and potato-by-products as well as the expanding knowledge on the food-focused use of potatoes
  • Presents case studies on the problems, factors, proposed solutions, and pros and cons of each, allowing readers facing similar concerns and issues to effectively and efficiently identify an appropriate solution
  • Written by a global collection of experts in both food and non-food potato science
Dr. Jaspreet Singh, Senior Research Officer, Riddett Institute, Massey University, New Zealand. Dr. Singh's research focuses on characterising future carbohydrates to develop novel and healthy food products. He leads several research projects on potatoes, starch, cereals and supervises graduate and post graduate students at the Riddet ...
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Title:Advances In Potato Chemistry And TechnologyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:752 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:February 10, 2016Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0128000023

ISBN - 13:9780128000021

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Table of Contents

1. Potato origin and production 2. Cell wall polysaccharides of potato 3. Structure of potato starch 4. Potato proteins 5. Potato lipids 6. Vitamins, phytonutrients, and minerals in potato 7. Glycoalkaloids and calystegine alkaloids in potatoes 8. Potato starch and its modification 9. Colored potatoes 10. Postharvest storage of potatoes 11. Organic potatoes 12. Potato flavour 13. Microstructure, starch digestion and glycaemic index of potatoes 14. Thermal processing of potatoes 15. Fried and dehydrated potato products 16. Textural characteristics of raw and cooked potatoes 17. Mechanisms of oil uptake in French fries 18. Acrylamide in potato products 19. Advanced analytical techniques for quality evaluation of potato and its products 20. The role of potatoes in biomedical/pharmaceutical and fermentation applications 21. Novel applications of potatoes 22. Potato proteomics: a new approach for potato processing industry 23. Potatoes and human health