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Millets: Nutritional Value and Processing Technology

U. D. Chavan (Author) J.V. Patil (Author)

Millets: Nutritional Value and Processing Technology book contain 14 chapters, several food products photographs and health benefits. It also provides extensive information on the nutritional value, chemical composition, processing and health benefits of these foods. In addition, the anti-nutritional factors present in these foods and ways of reducing their health hazards are discussed. The author has described formulations of various popular foods prepared from sorghum and millets and their nutritional composition and quality. This book gives in-depth information about major/coarse millets and minor millets. Sorghum and millets in human nutrition is intended to provide up-to-date scientific and practical information to scientists, government officials, extension workers, university professors and others interested in these food crops.

Contents: Preface. 1. Introduction. 2. Barnyard Millet (Echinochloa spp.). 3. Brown Top Millet (Urochloa spp.). 4. Finger Millet (Ragi/Nachani) (Eleusine coracana). 5. Foxtail Millet (Setaria italica). 6. Kodo Millet (Paspalum scrobiculatum). 7. Little Millet (Panicum sumatrense). 8. Maize Coarse Millet (Zea mays). 9. Pearl Millet (Pennisetum glaucum). 10. Proso Millet (Panicum miliaceum). 11. Rice: Coarse Millet (Oryza sativa). 12. Sorghum: Coarse Millet (Sorghum bicolour L.). 13. Wheat: Coarse Millet (Tritium aestivum). 14. Marketing of Millet Based Food Products. Index.

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About the author

U. D. Chavan

Dr. U.D. Chavan; D. Sc. (USA) is working as Senior Cereal Food Technologist, Department of Food Science and Technology at Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri (Maharashtra).

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Title Millets: Nutritional Value and Processing Technology
Format Hardcover
Date published: 31.05.2016
Edition 1st. ed.
Language: English
isbn 9789351247128
length x+322p., 36 Colour Plates