Encyclopedia Of Food Grains

Hardcover | February 4, 2016

byColin W WrigleyEditorHarold Corke, Koushik Seetharaman

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The Encyclopedia of Food Grains is an in-depth and authoritative reference covering all areas of grain science. Coverage includes everything from the genetics of grains to the commercial, economic and social aspects of this important food source. Also covered are the biology and chemistry of grains, the applied aspects of grain production and the processing of grains into various food and beverage products. With the paramount role of cereals as a global food source, this Encyclopedia is sure to become the standard reference work in the field of science. Also available online via ScienceDirect featuring extensive browsing, searching, and internal cross-referencing between articles in the work, plus dynamic linking to journal articles and abstract databases, making navigation flexible and easy. For more information, pricing options and availability visit www.info.sciencedirect.com. Written from an international perspective the Encyclopedia concentrates on the food uses of grains, but details are also provided about the wider roles of grains Well organized and accessible, it is the ideal resource for students, researchers and professionals seeking an authoritative overview on any particular aspect of grain science This second edition has four print volumes which provides over 200 articles on food grains Includes extensive cross-referencing and "Further Reading" lists at the end of each article for deeper exploration into the topic This edition also includes useful items for students and teachers alike, with Topic Highlights, Learning objectives, Exercises for Revision and exercises to explore the topic further

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The Encyclopedia of Food Grains is an in-depth and authoritative reference covering all areas of grain science. Coverage includes everything from the genetics of grains to the commercial, economic and social aspects of this important food source. Also covered are the biology and chemistry of grains, the applied aspects of grain product...

Colin Wrigley's 54 years in grain-science research have earned him international recognition, in the form of several international and Australian research awards. His work is described in about 600 research publications, including several patents, a series of eight books on Australian cereal varieties and many edited books. He was Edit...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:1976 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:February 4, 2016Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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Responses to the environment Physiology disorders Physiology and development Grain composition Grain technology Food production and nutrition Cereal breeding technology Storage of food grain

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"This book is highly recommended for academic collections with agriculture, food science, and/or nutrition departments."- CARBOHYDRATE POLYMERS (2005)"The encyclopedia is well written, with appropriate illustrations and additional readings...Highly recommended."- CHOICE (March 2005)"One of the strengths of this resource, besides its comprehensive coverage, is the amount of effort put into its cross-referencing."- E-STREAMS (March 2005)"Well organized and accessible, this set is highly recommended for academic libraries as well as larger public libraries."- Library Journal (December 2004)"Provides extensive coverage of all areas of grain science."- Food Science and Technology Abstracts (2004)