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Cover for Aroids.

This book chapter outlines the extraction and purification, physiochemical composition (i.e. biochemical content, amylose and amylopectin content), structural properties (i.e. granular morphology, XRD and starch crystallinity, amylose and amylopectin structure), functional properties (i.e. swelling ...

Author(s)
Moorthy, S. N.; Sajeev, M. S.; Ambrose, R. P. K.; Anish, R. J.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394811)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Yams.

This chapter discusses the extraction of starch from different yam (Dioscorea) species. The physiochemical (biochemical property, amylose and amylopectin content), structural (granular morphology, X-ray diffraction pattern, starch crystallinity, and amylose and amylopectin structure), functional...

Author(s)
Moorthy, S. N.; Sajeev, M. S.; Ambrose, R. P. K.; Anish, R. J.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394811)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Other starches.

This chapter discusses the extraction, physiochemical (chemical composition, amylose and amylopectin content), structural (granular morphology, X-ray diffraction pattern, starch crystallinity, and amylose and amylopectin structure), functional (swelling pattern, solubility, viscosity, rheological...

Author(s)
Moorthy, S. N.; Sajeev, M. S.; Ambrose, R. P. K.; Anish, R. J.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394811)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Animal well-being on organic farms.

This chapter discusses the animal welfare requirements for organic farms; how to select genetic lines of animals that are suitable for organic farming; grazing more than one species on a pasture; understand the differences between EU, US and Canadian organic programmes and the importance of using...

Author(s)
Karreman, H. J.; Fulwider, W.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245219)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pomegranate bioactive compounds and health.

This chapter provides information on the ethnobotany and traditional medicine, chemical composition (such as phenolic compounds, tannins, flavonoids, anthocyanins, fatty acids, and alkaloids), functional/health benefit, and drug interaction of pomegranate.

Author(s)
Asgary, S.; Azadeh, Z.; Dodman, S.; Soleymani, A.; Mirjalili, M. H.; Farzaei, M. H.; Hoseinzadeh-Chahkandak, F.; Hozeifi, S.; Jasemi, E.; Keshvari, M.; Lorigooini, Z.; Momtaz, S.; Pourbagher-Shahri, A. M.; Rahimi, R.; Sedaghat, M.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240764)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Fresh fig.

This chapter provides information on the origin, current areas of production, fruit morphology and types, maturity, harvest index, crop quality, composition and health benefits, fruit physiology, physiological disorders, chilling temperature sensitivity, postharvest handling, packinghouse...

Author(s)
Crisostol, C. H.; Lopez Corrales, M.; Colelli, G.; Serradilla, M. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247176)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pomegranate.

This chapter focuses on the origin, current areas of production, composition and health benefits, crop quality, consumer preferences, fruit physiology, maturity and harvest indices, physiological disorders, harvesting, postharvest handling, fruit pathology, temperature handling and storage, and...

Author(s)
Valero Garrido, D.; Crisosto, C. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247176)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Engineering for bioenergy.

This chapter describes the chemical constituents of plant biomass that can be converted to various types of liquid fuel. Also, the chapter discusses lignin modification and the carbohydrate component of the cell wall.

Author(s)
Meilan, R.; Kirst, M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643502)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Feed evaluation.

A review on the methods of determining the composition and nutritive value of the available feeds and feedstuffs for rabbits was presented in this chapter.

Author(s)
Villamide, M. J.; Maertens, L.; Blas, C. de
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The root vegetables: beet, carrot, parsnip, and turnip.

The main aim of this chapter is to identify key physiological factors underlying the initiation and growth of the storage root of beet, carrot, parsnip, and turnip. Additionally, life processes including dormancy, vernalization requirement, flowering, the production of secondary metabolites, and...

Author(s)
Goldman, I. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393777)
Type
Book chapter

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