Cereal Grains: Assessing and Managing Quality (Woodhead Publishing Series in Food Science, Technology and Nutrition) (2nd Edition)

October 31, 2020
Cereal Grains: Assessing and Managing Quality (Woodhead Publishing Series in Food Science, Technology and Nutrition) (2nd Edition)

Cereal Grains: Assessing and Managing Quality, SecondEdition, provides a timely update to this key reference work.Thoroughly revised from the first edition, this volume examines thelatest research and advances in the field. New chapters have beenadded on alternative grains, including ancient grains andpseudocereals, biosecurity, and industrial processing of grains,amongst others.Quality and food safety are important throughout thevalue-addition chain, from breeding, production, harvest, storage,transport, processing, and marketing. At all stages, analysis isneeded so that quality management can proceed intelligently. Theseconsiderations are examined for each of the major cereal species,including wheat (common and durum), rye and triticale, barley andoats, rice, maize (corn), pseudocereal species, sorghum, and themillets. Divided into five sections, the book analyses these forthe range of cereal species before a final section summarizes keyfindings.• Documents the latest research in cereal grains, from theirnutraceutical and antioxidant traits, to novel detectionmethods• Provides a complete and thorough update to the first edition,analyzing the range of major cereal species• Presents detailed advice on the management of cereal quality ateach stage of production and processing