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Author Newman, Rosemary K.

Title Barley for food and health : science, technology, and products / Rosemary K. Newman, C. Walter Newman
Published Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, [2008]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  641.3316 New/Bff  AVAILABLE
Description xiv, 245 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents 1. Barley History: Relationship of Humans and Barley Through the Ages -- 2. Barley: Taxonomy, Morphology, and Anatomy -- 3. Barley Biotechnology: Breeding and Transgenics -- 4. Barley: Genetics and Nutrient Composition -- 5. Barley Processing: Methods and Product Composition -- 6. Evaluation of Food Product Quality -- 7. Barley Food Product Research and Development -- 8. Health Benefits of Barley Foods -- 9. Current status of Global Barley Production and Utilization -- 10. Barley Foods: Selected Traditional Recipes -- Appendix 1. Glossary - Botany and Plants -- Appendix 2. Glossary - Food and Nutrition -- Appendix 3. Glossary - Barley Terms -- Appendix 4. Equivalent Weights and Measures -- Appendix 5. Sources of Barley and Barley Products -- Appendix 6. Barley Resource Organizations
Summary "One of the oldest cultivated cereal grains, barley currently ranks in the top five in acreage and crop production worldwide. It has vast potential to help alleviate nutritional and health problems globally. This book provides food scientists with current information on barley types, composition, characteristics, processing techniques, and products." "This is a resource on barley for cereal chemists, food scientists, nutritionists and grain scientists, and agronomists, as well as professionals working in grain mills, processing plants, seed companies, and the food processing industry. It is also an excellent supplementary text for students studying nutrition, cereal science, and related subjects."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Barley.
Cooking (Barley)
Author Newman, C. Walter.
LC no. 2008002715
ISBN 9780470102497 (cloth)
0470102497 (cloth)