Advances In Potato Chemistry And Technology

Author: Jaspreet Singh
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0128005769
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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

Sweet Potato Processing Technology

Author: Taihua Mu
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0128129379
Size: 61.83 MB
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Sweet Potato Processing Technology systematically introduces processing technologies of sweet potato starch and its series products including sweet potato protein, dietary fibers, pectin, granules, anthocyanins and chlorogenic acids. The book provides a detailed and comprehensive account of physicochemical and functional properties of sweet potato products, the nutritional components extracted from sweet potato, as well as their utilization in food, medicine and cosmetic fields. This book can provide the scientific basis and technical support for virtuous circle promotion and structure upgrade of sweet potato processing industry. This book will be a valuable reference for undergraduate and graduate students, as well as specialists and enterprise research staff in the field of food technology. Introduces processing technologies for sweet potato starch and related products Covers utilization of nutritional components extracted from sweet potato in various products Provides the scientific basis and technical support for virtuous circle promotion and structure upgrade of the sweet potato processing industry

Starch Chemistry And Technology

Author: Roy L. Whistler
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0323139507
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Starch: Chemistry and Technology, Second Edition focuses on the chemistry, processes, methodologies, applications, and technologies involved in the processing of starch. The selection first elaborates on the history and future expectation of starch use, economics and future of the starch industry, and the genetics and physiology of starch development. Discussions focus on polysaccharide biosynthesis, nonmutant starch granule polysaccharide composition, cellular developmental gradients, projected future volumes of corn likely to be used by the wet-milling industry, and organization of the corn wet-milling industry. The manuscript also tackles enzymes in the hydrolysis and synthesis of starch, starch oligosaccharides, and molecular structure of starch. The publication examines the organization of starch granules, fractionation of starch, and gelatinization of starch and mechanical properties of starch pastes. Topics include methods for determining starch gelatinization, solution properties of amylopectin, conformation of amylose in dilute solution, and biological and biochemical facets of starch granule structure. The text also takes a look at photomicrographs of starches, industrial microscopy of starches, and starch and dextrins in prepared adhesives. The selection is a vital reference for researchers interested in the processing of starch.

Potato Production And Innovative Technologies

Author: A. J. Haverkort
Publisher: Wageningen Academic Pub
ISBN: 9086860427
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This comprehensive book is the result of the Potato Russia international conference that took place in August 2007 in Moscow. It begins with a series of papers that give an excellent overview of consumer behaviour and marketing with examples from various countries in the world. The quality of processing and ware potato and methods of quantifying it, is addressed by papers that highlight its need and reveal new approaches and techniques. The newest developments in technology, mechanization and storage are highlighted in papers from eastern and western Europe. The importance and benefits of having adequately functioning seed potato systems with up to date rapid multiplication systems is shown in chapters from various countries with a special contribution on the commercial quality standards of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE). Developments of recent agronomic and crop management practices are illustrated with examples of countries in technological and market transition. Innovations in crop protection put special emphasis on diagnostics and detection of resistance levels, among others, against wart. The extensive Russian breeding programmes - with value for the global potato community are highlighted in the breeding section with additional papers from Japan and the Netherlands. The book ends with a series of papers on molecular aspects of innovative breeding. This book is of wide and ongoing interest to stakeholders around the world who are interested in all aspects of the rapidly evolving potato supply chains such as potato producers, breeding, chemical and machinery companies and potato specialists of all disciplines.

Advances In Potato Pest Biology And Management

Author: Geoffrey W. Zehnder
Publisher: Amer Phytopathological Society
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Advances in potato pest biology and management: insects; Advances in potato pest biology and management: bacteria and fungi; Advances in potato pest biology and management: nematodes; Pesticides resistance and resistance mangement; Alternative management strategies for potato pest: cultural and biological control; Alternative management strategies for potato pest: host plant resistance; Modeling and expert systems in potato pest management; Application of biotechnology in potato pest management; Potato pest management: a global view.

Potato Biology And Biotechnology

Author: Dick Vreugdenhil
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0080525059
Size: 37.13 MB
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In the past 15-20 years major discoveries have been concluded on potato biology and biotechnology. Important new tools have been developed in the area of molecular genetics, and our understanding of potato physiology has been revolutionized due to amenability of the potato to genetic transformation. This technology has impacted our understanding of the molecular basis of plant-pathogen interaction and has also opened new opportunities for the use of the potato in a variety of non-food biotechnological purposes. This book covers the potato world market as it expands further into the new millennium. Authors stress the overriding need for stable yields to eliminate human hunger and poverty, while considering solutions to enhance global production and distribution. It comprehensively describes genetics and genetic resources, plant growth and development, response to the environment, tuber quality, pests and diseases, biotechnology and crop management. Potato Biology is the most valuable reference available for all professionals involved in the potato industry, plant biologists and agronomists. Offers an understanding of the social, economic and market factors that influence production and distribution Discusses developments and useful traits in transgenic biology and genetic engineering The first reference entirely devoted to understanding new advances in potato biology and biotechnology

Starch In Food

Author: Malin Sjöö
Publisher: Woodhead Publishing
ISBN: 0081008961
Size: 11.75 MB
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Starch in Food: Structure, Function and Applications, Second Edition, reviews starch structure, functionality and the growing range of starch ingredients used to improve the nutritional and sensory quality of food. The new edition is fully updated and brings new chapters on starch and health, isolation, processing and functional properties of starch. Part One illustrates how plant starch can be analyzed and modified, with chapters on plant starch synthesis, starch bioengineering and starch-acting enzymes. Part Two examines the sources of starch, from wheat and potato, to rice, corn and tropical supplies. Part Three looks at starch as an ingredient and how it is used in the food industry, with chapters on modified starches and the stability of frozen foods, starch-lipid interactions and starch-based microencapsulation. Part Four covers starch as a functional food, investigating the impact of starch on physical and mental performance, detecting nutritional starch fractions and analyzing starch digestion. The book is a standard reference for those working in the food industry, especially to starch scientists, food researchers, post-docs, practitioners in the starch area and students. Completely revised and updated with an overview of the latest developments in isolation, processing, functional properties and health attributes of starch Reviews starch structure and functionality Extensive coverage of the growing range of starch ingredients Examines how starch ingredients are used to improve the nutritional and sensory quality of food

Tropical Roots And Tubers

Author: Harish K. Sharma
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118992741
Size: 78.99 MB
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Roots and tubers are considered as the most important food crops after cereals and contribute significantly to sustainable development, income generation and food security especially in the tropical regions. The perishable nature of roots and tubers demands appropriate storage conditions at different stages starting from farmers to its final consumers. Because of their highly perishable nature, search for efficient and better methods of preservation/processing have been continuing alongside the developments in different arena. This book covers the processing and technological aspects of root and tuber foods, detailing the production and processing of roots and tubers such as taro, cassava, sweet potato, yam and elephant foot yam. Featuring chapters on anatomy, taxonomy and physiology, molecular and biochemical characterization, GAP, GMP, HACCP, Storage techniques, as well as the latest technological interventions in Taro, Cassava, Sweet potato, yam and Elephant foot Yam.

Advances In Food Science And Nutrition

Author: Visakh P. M.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118865634
Size: 78.37 MB
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Advances in Food Science and Nutrition covers topics such as food safety objectives, risk assessment, quality assurance and control, good manufacturing practices, food processing systems, design and control, and rapid methods of analysis and detection, as well as sensor technology, environmental control, and safety. The thirteen chapters are written by prominent researchers from industry, academia, and government/private research laboratories around the world. The book details many of the recent technical research accomplishments in the areas food science, including: • Potato production, composition, and starch processing • Milk and different types of milk products • Processing and preservation of meat, poultry, and seafood • Food ingredients including additives and natural plant-based ingredients • Fruits and fruit processing • Antioxidant activity of phytochemicals and their method of analysis • The effect of food processing on bioactive compounds • Food safety regulations including foodborne pathogens, probiotics, genetically modified foods, and bioavailability of nutrients • Trends in sensory characterization of food products • Ultrasound applications in food technology • Transformations of food flavor including aroma compounds and chemical reactions that influence flavor • Storage technologies for fresh fruits

Computer Vision Technology For Food Quality Evaluation

Author: Da-Wen Sun
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0128025999
Size: 69.73 MB
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Computer Vision Technology for Food Quality Evaluation, Second Edition continues to be a valuable resource to engineers, researchers, and technologists in research and development, as well as a complete reference to students interested in this rapidly expanding field. This new edition highlights the most recent developments in imaging processing and analysis techniques and methodology, captures cutting-edge developments in computer vision technology, and pinpoints future trends in research and development for food quality and safety evaluation and control. It is a unique reference that provides a deep understanding of the issues of data acquisition and image analysis and offers techniques to solve problems and further develop efficient methods for food quality assessment. Thoroughly explains what computer vision technology is, what it can do, and how to apply it for food quality evaluation Includes a wide variety of computer vision techniques and applications to evaluate a wide variety of foods Describes the pros and cons of different techniques for quality evaluation