Peanuts: Genetics, Processing, And Utilization by Thomas StalkerPeanuts: Genetics, Processing, And Utilization by Thomas Stalker

Peanuts: Genetics, Processing, And Utilization

byThomas StalkerEditorRichard F. Wilson

Hardcover | January 4, 2016

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Peanuts: Genetics, Processing, and Utilization (Oilseed Monograph)presents innovations in crop productivity and processing technologies that help ensure global food security and high quality peanut products. The authors cover three central themes, modern breeding methods for development of agronomic varieties in the U.S., China, West Central Africa, and India, enhanced crop protection and quality through information from the peanut genome sequence, and state-of-the-art processing and manufacturing of products in market environments driven by consumer perception, legislation, and governmental policy.

  • Discusses modern breeding methods and genetically diverse resources for the development of agronomic varieties in the U.S., China, India, and West Central Africa
  • Provides enhanced crop protection and quality through the application of information and genetic tools derived from analysis of the peanut genome sequence
  • Includes state-of-art processing and manufacture of safe, nutritious, and flavorful food products
H. Thomas Stalker, a Professor of Crop Science and Biotechnology and former Head of the Crop Science Department at North Carolina State University, received undergraduate degrees in Agronomy from the University of Arizona and the Ph.D. in Genetics from the University of Illinois. Dr. Stalker has pioneered the characterization of geneti...
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Title:Peanuts: Genetics, Processing, And UtilizationFormat:HardcoverDimensions:498 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:January 4, 2016Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1630670383

ISBN - 13:9781630670382

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Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1. Origin and Early History of the Peanut
CHAPTER 2. Biology, Speciation, and Utilization of Peanut Species
CHAPTER 3. Global Resources of Genetic Diversity in Peanut
CHAPTER 4. Recent Advances in Peanut Breeding and Genetics
CHAPTER 5. The Peanut Genome: The History of the Consortium and the Structure of the Genome of Cultivated Peanut and Its Diploid Ancestors
CHAPTER 6. Annotation of Trait Loci on Integrated Genetic Maps of Arachis Species
CHAPTER 7. Application of Genomic, Transcriptomic, and Metabolomic Technologies in Arachis Species
CHAPTER 8. PeanutBase and Other Bioinformatic Resources for Peanut
CHAPTER 9. Overview of the Peanut Industry Supply Chain
CHAPTER 10. An Overview of World Peanut Markets
CHAPTER 11. Peanut Composition, Flavor and Nutrition
CHAPTER 12. Mycotoxins and Product Safety
CHAPTER 13. New Therapeutic Strategies for Peanut-Related Allergy
CHAPTER 14. Raw Peanut Processing
CHAPTER 15. Processing and Food Uses of Peanut Oil and Protein
CHAPTER 16. Manufacturing Foods with Peanut Ingredients
CHAPTER 17. The Role of Peanuts in Global Food Security