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Cover for List of communicable diseases.

This chapter presents an alphabetical list of infectious diseases together with their aetiology (arboviruses, bacteria, ectoparasites, fungi, helminths (but not nematodes), nematodes, prions, protozoa, rickettsiae, spirochaetes, toxins and other viruses), clinical features, mode of transmission,...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Vertebrate/invertebrate - when do we start caring?

This chapter describes changing attitudes on the welfare of crustaceans and cephalopods used as food.

Author(s)
Kuba, M. J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Harvesting, nutritional value and uses.

Peas, faba beans and Phaseolus beans are used in a wide variety of ways, either fresh, where the immature pods or seeds are harvested and used as a vegetable, or processed, either by freezing or by canning, and as dried pulses as food ingredients or flour, or rehydrated and cooked. Cooked pulses...

Author(s)
Biddle, A. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640914)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for List of communicable diseases.

This chapter provides a comprehensive list of infectious diseases of humans, which are presented in tabular form and listed in alphabetical order by the most commonly used name. Agents are: arboviruses; bacteria; ectoparasites; fungi; helminths (but not nematodes); nematodes; prions; protozoa;...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647425)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Postharvest technology.

The grain legume processing industry incorporates three major components. The primary processing involves cleaning, drying, storage, packaging, etc, where raw materials are purified by removal of foreign matter and immature grain, and are then prepared for grading and secondary processing. The...

Author(s)
Rodiño, A. P.; Kumar, J.; Fuente, M. de la; Ron, A. M. de; Santalla, M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937669)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Brassicas</i>.

The phytochemical composition, factors affecting composition (genotype, agronomy, storage), processing (effects of cooking and freezing) of Brassica spp. are discussed.

Author(s)
Walley, P. G.; Buchanan-Wollaston, V.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935283)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Feudal Europeans: 800 to 1347.

This chapter examines grain production during the Golden Age of the feudal Europeans. Topics discussed include the environmental conditions that existed to allow crop production, the technology that was applied in growing the crops, and the methods used in cooking grain and brewing during this era.

Author(s)
Sinclair, T. R.; Sinclair, C. J.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937058)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Food processing to reduce mycotoxins in Africa.

Mycotoxins have both economic and health impacts because they contaminate human food and animal feeds. A central question is whether there are food processing strategies that reduce mycotoxin levels in food products. In this chapter we critically review food processing methods tested in Africa for...

Author(s)
Fandohan, P.; Hell, K.; Marasas, W. F. O.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930820)
Type
Book chapter

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