Home >> Agriculture >> Post Harvest Technology >>Millets Nutritional Value and Processing Technology

Image
Millets Nutritional Value and Processing Technology
.................................................................................................................
Chavan, U D and J V Patil
x+322p., 36 col. plts., 25 cm
...............................................................................................................
Weight :  734 gms
Binding :  Hard Bound
Height :  25 cm
Width :  15 cm
Imprint :  Daya Publishing House
Year :  2016
 

...............................................................................................................
ISBN: 9789351247128
Status: In Stock 
Price: Rs 2495.00  

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.

Acknowledgement v
Preface vii
1. Introduction 1



2. Barnyard Millet (Echinochloa spp.) 65



3. Brown Top Millet (Urochloa spp.) 73



4. Finger Millet (Ragi/Nachani) (Eleusine coracana) 77



5. Foxtail Millet (Setaria italica) 101



6. Kodo Millet (Paspalum scrobiculatum) 111



7. Little Millet (Panicum sumatrense) 117



8. Maize Coarse Millet (Zea mays) 123



9. Pearl Millet (Pennisetum glaucum) 139



10. Proso Millet (Panicum miliaceum) 175



11. Rice: Coarse Millet (Oryza sativa) 187



12. Sorghum: Coarse Millet (Sorghum bicolour L.) 207



13. Wheat: Coarse Millet (Tritium aestivum) 275



14. Marketing of Millet Based Food Products 299



Index 317

Dr. U.D. Chavan obtained his B. Sc. and M. Sc. (Agri. in Biochemistry) degrees from Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth Rahuri in 1985 and 1987 respectively. He received his Ph.D. degree in Food Science from Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s Canada in 1999. He has done International training on “Global Nutrition 2002” at Uppsala University Uppsala, Sweden in 2002. He also attended follow-up International workshop on “Global Nutrition 2002” at Hanoi, Vietnam in 2002. Dr. Chavan visited Denmark, Finland, Ireland, France, Switzerland, Poland, Spain, Vietnam, Thailand, England and U.S.A. under “Global Nutrition 2002” programme sponsored by Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA). During this programme he worked on human nutritional diet and disorders as well as on genetically modified organisms (GMO).
Dr. Chavan worked as a Senior Research Assistant in the Department of Biochemistry and Food Science and Technology at Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri from 1988 to 2000. During his Ph. D., he worked as Technician/Research Associate at Atlantic Cool Climate Crop Research Center and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. He received D.Sc. degree in 2006 from USA. He has guided 22 students for M.Sc. (Agri.) in Biochemistry and Food Science and Technology. From 2000 to 2004 he worked as Assistant Professor of Biochemistry at Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth Rahuri.
Dr. Chavan received Korgavkar Trust Fellowship, under-graduate and post-graduate merit scholarship as well as Senior Research Fellowship from ICAR, New Delhi and United States Department of Agriculture U. S. A. He received University Graduate Fellowship from Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s Canada for his Ph. D. programme. Dr. Chavan also received international Scholar Award and Excellentiam Award for his Ph.D. research work from Memorial University of Newfoundland St. John’s Canada. He has received a “Certificate of Appreciation” from the U.S. Department of Agriculture in 1992 for his work on processing of groundnut under the guidance of Dr. S. S. Kadam (Principal Investigator). He has written 129 research papers and 135 popular articles. He has authored 19 books in Marathi, 10 books in English and six book chapters in English. He has been awarded “Literary Award” for his best book on “Growth Regular” on agriculture during 1997. Dr. Chavan was selected as a best group leader and best presentation for “Global Nutrition 2002” by SIDA. He has been awarded “Life Time Achievement Award 2004” for his outstanding contribution in post-harvest technology of fruits and vegetables and allied fields by United Writers’ Association of India. He has been elected as a Fellow of United Writers’ Association of India in 2004. Dr. Chavan received pride of nation and Maharashtra Gunigan Ratna Award for 2006. He also received Jewels of India Award for 2006 for his contribution in the field of Food Science and Technology. He has been awarded “Literary Awards” for his best book on “Sorghum Grain Processing” on agriculture during 2009-2010 and Pulses cultivation to processing and value addition for 2012. He is recipient of “Krishi Goorav Award-2011” from Bhartiya Krishak Samaj, Maharashtra State, Nasik. He also contributed in the development of crop varieties in wheat NIAW-917 and in Sorghum Phule Anuradha (RSV 423), Phule Chitra (RSV 1546), Phule Suchitra (RSV 1098), Phule Vasudha (RSV 423), Phule Revati (RSV 1006), SPV-1626, Phule Panchami (RSPOV-3) for Sorghum pops, Phule Godhan (SPV-2057) for forage single cut, CSH-50 (Sweet Sorghum), Phule Madhur (RSSGV – 46) for sorghum hurda and Phule Rohini (RPASV-3) for sorghum papad. Now, he is working as a Professor in the Department of Food Science and Technology, Senior Cereal Food Technologist in Sorghum Improvement Project and Foreign Student Advisor at Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri, Dist, Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India.
Dr. J.V. Patil obtained his B. Sc., M. Sc. and Ph. D. degrees (Agri. in Botany, Cytogenetics and plant breeding) from Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth Rahuri in 1979, 1981 and 1992 respectively.
Dr. Patil worked on several positions since 1981 as Senior Research Assistant, Jr. Genetist-2, Associate Professor and Plant Breeder, Professor of Botany and now from 2007 he is working as a Head Department of Agricultural Botany and holding additional charge of Sorghum Breeder at Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri. During his service career, he worked on several administrative posts in the University. He has guided 12 students for M. Sc. (Agri.) and 5 students for Ph. D. in the discipline of Agricultural Botany.
Dr. Patil received Merit Scholarships during his under and post-graduate study programme. He also received Baliraja: Late Annasaheb Shinde Smruti Krishi Sanshodhak Gaurao Puraskar (2004) and “Vasantrao Naik Krishi Puraskar” (2005) from Government of Maharashtra. He has written 73 research papers, 48 technical publications and 58 popular articles. He also organized

   

  Post Harvest Technology
Food Science
Nutrition
 
   

   
   

  J.V. Patil
U D Chavan
 
   

   
   
 
 
Other books of interest

Millets Nutritional Value and Processing Technology

© Copyright 2012, Astral International (P) Ltd. All Rights Reserved.