By N. L. Kent
The enormous topic of the expertise of cereals and cereal-based items is obviously, concisely and systematically offered during this easy textual content, now in its fourth variation. A mass of key info is condensed right into a very readable, conscientiously geared up presentation. All major elements of cereal expertise are coated, starting from agricultural cultivation of cereal grains to their processing right into a variety of nutrition items. The scope of assurance is foreign, protecting all cereal grains of business and dietary value in the course of the international, and all major cereal meals items of alternative nations. All clinical facets are tested together with botanical, chemical and dietary. All components of processing are exact from garage, pre-processing, security and milling to some of the kinds of finished-product processing. The textual content is definitely illustrated all through with images and schematics, and supplemented with nearly a hundred tables offering beneficial reference information.
This is, in influence, a concise one-volume encyclopedia of cereal technology and cereal-product know-how. it is going to be useful to all these interested by the learn, improvement, research, processing and advertisement usage of cereal items.
From the Preface to the Fourth Edition
The central goal of the fourth variation is to replace the material--including the statistics--of the 3rd variation, whereas preserving the emphasis on foodstuff and, particularly, the consequences of processing at the nutritive worth of the goods in comparison with that of the uncooked fabrics. notwithstanding, a few new fabric has been brought, particularly sections facing extrusion cooking and using cereals for animal feed, and the part on business makes use of for cereals has been significantly enlarged.