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Carbohydrates in grain legume seeds. Improving nutritional quality and agronomic characteristics.

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This book is the result of a combined effort from scientists covering many disciplines interacting within a European Union-funded Copernicus project entitled 'Carbohydrate Biotechnology Network for Grain Legumes' (CABINET). The CABINET project linked 30 participants from 14 countries across Europe, including states of the former Soviet Union. The 8 chapters provide information on carbohydrate chem...


Chapter 4 (Page no: 89)


This chapter discusses legume seed processing (dry processing (air classification) and wet processing) for native and modified starch content that includes the separation and production of these components. It also discusses the effects of processing on starch and other carbohydrates in foods, and legume seeds as a source of raw materials.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Introduction. Author(s): Hedley, C.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 15) Carbohydrate chemistry. Author(s): Kadlec, P. Bjergegaard, C. Gulewicz, K. Horbowicz, M. Jones, A. Kintia, P. Kratchanov, C. Kratchanova, M. Lewandowicz, G. Soral-Smietana, M. Sorensen, H. Urban, J.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 61) Nutrition. Author(s): Kozlowska, H. Aranda, P. Dostalova, J. Frias, J. Lopez-Jurado, M. Pokorny, J. Urbano, G. Vidal-Valverde, C. Zdyunczyk, Z.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 117) Seed physiology and biochemistry. Author(s): Górecki, R. J. Fordoñski, G. Halmajan, H. Horbowicz, M. Jones, R. G. Lahuta, L. B.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 145) Biotechnology. Author(s): Kuchuk, N. Griga, M. Kosturkova, G. Ilieva-Stoilova, M.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 209) Breeding and agronomy. Author(s): Engqvist, G. Ambrose, M. Chekalin, N. Chekrygin, P. Kalev, S. Mrskos, M. Ranalli, P. Scurtu, I.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 233) Strategies for manipulating grain legume carbohydrates. Author(s): Hedley, C.