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Preservation and Storage of Grains, Seeds and their Related By-Products.

PRESERVATION and STORAGE of GRAINS, SEEDS and THEIR RELATED BY-PRODUCTS Edited

by J.L. Multon. 1120 pages. Lavoisier, Paris; Food Trade Press, UK.

Grains and seeds (cereals, oilseeds, pulses) used directly, or transformed by animal husbandry into animal proteins, represent Man's most important food resource. Of the vast quantities cultivated and harvested, a considerable propotion is lost or spoiled every year during storage and distribution, particularly in the Developing Countries.

This exhaustive text is intended to give an overview of current research in all areas of the industry. Researchers will find a great deal of basic data; engineers will find the information for technical design.

Subjects covered are: Physical Properties of Grains, Biology in the Postharvest Ecosystem, Analytical Methods, Post Harvest Technologies, Influence of Drying and Storage Conditions, Tropical Storage.
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Date:Oct 1, 1990
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