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  • Food Packaging

    Takashi Kadoya

    Item Code: #9789351072409

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    This book describes the basic principles of food packaging, as well as recent advances in new materials. The Japanese are world leaders in this area, and detailed information on certain aspects of their industry are presented in this volume.
  • Handbook Of Farm Dairy And Food Machinery Engineering 2nd Edn.

    Myer Kutz

    Item Code: #9789351073475

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  • Textbook Of Veterinary Physiological Chemistry 3rd Edn

    Larry R Engelking

    Item Code: #9789351073796

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    Bridging the gap between basic and clinical science concepts, the Textbook of Veterinary Physiological Chemistry, Third Edition offers broad coverage of biochemical principles for students and practitioners of veterinary medicine. The only recent biochemistry book written specifically for the veterinary field, this text covers cellular-level concepts related to whole-body physiologic processes in a reader-friendly, approachable manner. Each chapter is written in a succinct and concise style that includes an overview summary section, numerous illustrations for best comprehension of the subject matter, targeted learning objectives, and end of the chapter study questions to assess understanding. With new illustrations and an instructor website with updated PowerPoint images, the Textbook of Veterinary Physiological Chemistry, Third Edition, proves useful to students and lecturers from diverse educational backgrounds. Sectional exams and case studies, new to this edition, extend the breadth and depth of learning resources. Key Features Provides newly developed case studies that demonstrate practical application of concepts Presents comprehensive sectional exams for self-assessment Delivers instructor website with updated PowerPoint images and lecture slides to enhance teaching and learning Employs a succinct communication style in support of quick comprehension Readership First year students in veterinary programs taking Physiological Chemistry or Veterinary Biochemistry. Additionally, veterinary students taking physiology, graduate students studying animal science, and students in veterinary pharmacy programs.
  • Plant Virus Host Interaction: Molecular Approaches And Viral Evolution

    Pradeep Sharma,R K Gaur,Thomas Hohn

    Item Code: #9789351073765

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  • Plant Roots: Growth Activity And Interactions With Soils

    Peter Gregory

    Item Code: #9788126545322

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  • Microirrigation For Crop Production: Design Operation And Management

    Freddie R Lamm

    Item Code: #9789351070634

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  • Agronomy And Economy Of Turmeric And Ginger: The Invaluable Medicinal Spice Crops

    K P Prabhakaran

    Item Code: #9789351073444

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    Turmeric has been used as a medicine, a condiment, and a dye since at least 600 B.C., while ginger has been used extensively throughout history for its medicinal purposes. The Agronomy and Economy of Turmeric and Ginger brings these two important plants together in one reference book, explaining their history, production techniques, and nutritional and medicinal properties in detail. This book is intuitively organized by plant and use, allowing quick access to information. It puts the uniquely Indian use and history of turmeric and ginger plants into a global context of production and economic aspects. It explores the plants from a botanical perspective, and goes into details of their chemical composition as well. Rounding out the book are chapters on disease and pest control issues. The book is a valuable resource for those involved in the production and marketing of these plants, as well as those looking for more information on the medicinal and nutritional properties of turmeric and ginger.
  • Managing Agricultural Greenhouse Gases

    Ronald F Follett,Alan J Franzluebbers,Mark A Liebig

    Item Code: #9789351073253

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  • Insect Pests Of Potato: Global Perspectives On Biology And Management

    Andrei Alyokhin,Charles Vincent,Philippe Giordanenge

    Item Code: #9789351073260

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  • Agronomy And Economy Of Black Pepper And Cardamom

    K P Prabhakaran Nair

    Item Code: #9789351070993

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  • Integrated Pest Management: Current Concepts And Ecological Perspective

    Dharam P Abrol

    Item Code: #9789351073413

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    "Integrated Pest Management: Current Concepts and Ecological Perspective presents an overview of alternative measures to traditional pest management practices using biological control and biotechnology. The removal of some highly effective broad-spectrum chemicals, caused by concerns over environmental health and public safety, has resulted in the development of alternative, reduced risk crop protection products. These products, less toxic to the environment and easily integrated into biological control systems, target specific life stages or pest species. Predation - recognized as a suitable, long-term strategy - effectively suppresses pests in biotechnological control systems. Integrated Pest Management covers these topics and more. It explores the current ecological approaches in alternative solutions, such as biological control agents, parasites and predators, pathogenic microorganisms, pheromones and natural products as well as ecological approaches for managing invasive pests, rats, suppression of weeds, safety of pollinators, role of taxonomy and remote sensing in IPM and future projections of IPM. This book is a useful resource to entomologists, agronomists, horticulturists, and environmental scientists."
  • Seeds: Ecology Biogeography And Evolution Of Dormancy And Germination 2nd Edn

    Carol C, Baskin,Jerry M, Baskin

    Item Code: #9789351073680

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    The new edition of Seeds contains new information on many topics discussed in the first edition, such as fruit/seed heteromorphism, breaking of physical dormancy and effects of inbreeding depression on germination. New topics have been added to each chapter, including dichotomous keys to types of seeds and kinds of dormancy; a hierarchical dormancy classification system; role of seed banks in restoration of plant communities; and seed germination in relation to parental effects, pollen competition, local adaption, climate change and karrikinolide in smoke from burning plants. The database for the world biogeography of seed dormancy has been expanded from 3,580 to about 13,600 species. New insights are presented on seed dormancy and germination ecology of species with specialized life cycles or habitat requirements such as orchids, parasitic, aquatics and halophytes. Information from various fields of science has been combined with seed dormancy data to increase our understanding of the evolutionary/phylogenetic origins and relationships of the various kinds of seed dormancy (and nondormancy) and the conditions under which each may have evolved. This comprehensive synthesis of information on the ecology, biogeography and evolution of seeds provides a thorough overview of whole-seed biology that will facilitate and help focus research efforts.
  • Modern Techniques For Food Authentication

    Da Wen Sun

    Item Code: #9789381269602

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  • Laboratory Animal Medicine 3rd Edn

    James Fox

    Item Code: #9789351073673

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  • Laboratory Animal Anaesthesia 4th Edn

    Flecknell, Paul

    Item Code: #9789351073772

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  • Advances In Aquaculture Hatchery Technology

    Geoff Allan

    Item Code: #9789351073437

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  • Principles Of Soil And Plant Water Relations 2nd Ed

    M B Kirkham

    Item Code: #9789351073758

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  • Bioactive Compounds In Foods

    Hamide Z Seyuva,John Gilbert

    Item Code: #9788126551484

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    Inherent toxicants and processing contaminants are both non-essential, bioactive substances whose levels in foods can be difficult to control. This volume covers both types of compound for the first time, examining their beneficial as well as their undesirable effects in the human diet. Chapters have been written as individually comprehensive reviews, and topics have been selected to illustrate recent scientific advances in understanding of the occurrence and mechanism of formation, exposure/risk assessment and developments in the underpinning analytical methodology. A wide range of contaminants are examined in detail, including pyrrolizidine alkaloids, glucosinolates, phycotoxins, and mycotoxins. Several process contaminants (eg acrylamide and furan), which are relatively new but which have a rapidly growing literature, are also covered.
    The book provides a practical reference for a wide range of experts: specialist toxicologists (chemists and food chemists), hygienists, government officials and anyone who needs to be aware of the main issues concerning toxicants and process contaminants in food. It will also be a valuable introduction to the subject for post-graduate students.
  • Waste Management For The Food Industries

    Ioannis S Aravintoyannis

    Item Code: #9789351070412

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  • Biotechnology And Plant Breeding: Applications And Approaches For Developing Improved Cultivars

    Aluizio Borem,Roberto Fritsche Neto

    Item Code: #9789351073789

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    Biotechnology and Plant Breeding includes critical discussions of the newest and most important applications of biotechnology in plant breeding, covering key topics such as biometry applied to molecular analysis of genetic diversity, genetically modified plants, and more. This work goes beyond recombinant DNA technology to bring together key information and references on new biotech tools for cultivar development, such as double-haploids, molecular markers, and genome-wide selection, among others. It is increasingly challenging for plant breeders and agricultural systems to supply enough food, feed, fiber and biofuel for the global population. As plant breeding evolves and becomes increasingly sophisticated, a staggering volume of genetic data is now generated. Biotechnology and Plant Breeding helps researchers and students become familiar with how the vast amounts of genetic data are generated, stored, analyzed and applied. This practical resource integrates information about plant breeding into the context of modern science, and assists with training for plant breeders including those scientists who have a good understanding of molecular biology/biotechnology and need to learn the art and practice of plant breeding. Plant biologists, breeding technicians, agronomists, seed technologists, students, and any researcher interested in biotechnologies applied to plant breeding will find this work an essential tool and reference for the field. View less > Key Features Presents in-depth but easy-to-understand coverage of topics, so plant breeders can readily comprehend them and apply them to their breeding programs Includes chapters that address the already developed and optimized biotechnologies for cultivar development, with real-world application for users Features contributions by authors with several years of experience in their areas of expertise Readership Scientists, academics and students in plant biology and agronomy, researchers interested in biotechnologies applied to plant breeding, plant breeding technicians and seed technologists
  • Clinical Biochemistry Of Domestic Animals

    J Jerry Kaneko,John W Harvey,Michael L Bruss

    Item Code: #9789351073314

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    The 6th edition of a well-known and much used standard text in the field. This book covers all aspects of the biochemical abnormalities caused by various diseases and how they relate to the biochemical changes in the blood, urine, cerebrospinal fluid, joint fluids, other body fluids and in cells. The purpose is to provide the fundamental bases for understanding the biochemical changes that occur in disease processes and in turn to provide the rationale for applying this understanding to the diagnosis of the disease process. A substantial appendix is provided so that the user can quickly identify the reference ranges for a large number of animal species.
  • Pulse Foods: Processing Quality And Nutraceutical Applications

    Brijesh K Tiwari

    Item Code: #9789351071990

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    Key Features First reference bringing together essential information on the processing technology of pulses Addresses processing challenges relevant to legume and pulse grain processors Delivers insights into the current state-of-art and emerging processing technologies In depth coverage of developments in nutraceutical applications of pulse protein and carbohydrate based foods Pulses are nutritionally diverse crops that can be successfully utilized as a food ingredient or a base for new product development. They provide a natural food grade ingredient that is rich in lysine, dietary fiber, complex carbohydrates, protein and B-vitamins suggesting that pulses can provide a variety of health benefits such as reducing heart disease and diabetes. Interest in the use of pulses and their ingredients in food formulations is growing and several factors are contributing to this drive. Pulse Foods: Processing, Quality and Nutraceutical Applications is the first book to provide up-to-date information on novel and emerging technologies for the processing of whole pulses, techniques for fractionating pulses into ingredients, their functional and nutritional properties, as well as their potential applications, so that the food industry can use this knowledge to incorporate pulses into new food products.
  • Soil Remediation And Plants: Prospects And Challenges

    Hakeem, Khalid Rehman Et Al

    Item Code: #9789351073727

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  • Dairy Processing Improving Quality

    Gerrit Smit

    Item Code: #9789351073284

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    The dairy sector continues to be at the forefront of innovation in food processing. With its distinguished editor and international team of contributors, Dairy processing: improving quality reviews key developments and their impact on product safety and quality. The first two chapters of part one provide a foundation for the rest of the book, summarising the latest research on the constituents of milk and reviewing how agricultural practice influences the quality of raw milk. This is followed by three chapters on key aspects of safety: good hygienic practice, improvements in pasteurisation and sterilisation, and the use of modelling to assess the effectiveness of pasteurisation. A final sequence of chapters in part one discuss aspects of product quality, from flavour, texture, shelf-life and authenticity to the increasingly important area of functional dairy products. Part two reviews some of the major technological advances in the sector. The first two chapters discuss developments in on-line control of process efficiency and product quality. They are followed by chapters on new technologies to improve qualities such as shelf-life, including high pressure processing, drying and the production of powdered dairy products, and the use of dissolved carbon dioxide to extend the shelf-life of milk. Part three looks in more detail at key advances in cheese manufacture. Dairy processing: improving quality is a standard reference for the dairy industry in improving process efficiency and product quality.
  • Kents Technology Of Cereals: An Introduction For Students Of Food Science And Agriculture 5th Ed (PB)

    A D Evers,Kurt A, Rosentrater

    Item Code: #9789351073697

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  • Veterinary Virology 5th Edn

    MacLachlan, N James

    Item Code: #9789351073802

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  • Veterinary Laser Surgery: A Practical Guide

    Peter H Eeg,Noel Berger

    Item Code: #9788126549405

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  • Flour And Breads And Their Fortification In The Health And Disease Prevention

    Victor R Preedy

    Item Code: #9789351072003

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    Key Features * Examines those flour and bread related agents that affect metabolism and other health-related conditions. * Explores the impact of compositional differences between flours, including differences based on country of origin and processing technique. * Includes methods for analysis of flours and bread-related compounds in other foods. Bread and flour-based foods are an important part of the diet for millions of people worldwide. Their complex nature provides energy, protein, minerals and many other macro- and micronutrients. However, consideration must be taken of three major aspects related to flour and bread. The first is that not all cultures consume bread made from wheat flour. There are literally dozens of flour types, each with their distinctive heritage, cultural roles and nutritive contents. Second, not all flours are used to make leavened bread in the traditional (i.e., Western) loaf form. There are many different ways that flours are used in the production of staple foods. Third, flour and breads provide a suitable means for fortification: either to add components that are removed in the milling and purification process or to add components that will increase palatability or promote health and reduce disease per se. Flour and Breads and their Fortification in Health and Disease Prevention provides a single-volume reference to the healthful benefits of a variety of flours and flour products, and guides the reader in identifying options and opportunities for improving health through flour and fortified flour products.
  • Microbial Control Of Insect And Mite Pests: From Theory To Practice

    Lawrence A Lacey

    Item Code: #9789351073734

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  • From Plant Genomics To Plant Biotechnology

    Palmiro Poltroneri

    Item Code: #9789351073505

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    With the appearance of methods for the sequencing of genomes and less expensive next generation sequencing methods, we face rapid advancements of the -omics technologies and plant biology studies: reverse and forward genetics, functional genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, metabolomics, the movement at distance of effectors and structural biology. From plant genomics to plant biotechnology reviews the recent advancements in the post-genomic era, discussing how different varieties respond to abiotic and biotic stresses, understanding the epigenetic control and epigenetic memory, the roles of non-coding RNAs, applicative uses of RNA silencing and RNA interference in plant physiology and in experimental transgenics and plants modified to specific aims. In the forthcoming years these advancements will support the production of plant varieties better suited to resist biotic and abiotic stresses, for food and non-food applications. This book covers these issues, showing how such technologies are influencing the plant field in sectors such as the selection of plant varieties and plant breeding, selection of optimum agronomic traits, stress-resistant varieties, improvement of plant fitness, improving crop yield, and non-food applications in the knowledge based bio-economy.
  • Cereal Grains Assessing And Managing Quality

    C W Wrigley,I L Batey

    Item Code: #9789351073277

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  • Animal Biotechnology: Models In Discovery And Translation

    Ashish S Verma

    Item Code: #9789351073420

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    "Animal Biotechnology introduces applications of animal biotechnology and implications for human health and welfare. It begins with an introduction to animal cell cultures and genome sequencing analysis and provides readers with a review of available cell and molecular tools. Topics here include the use of transgenic animal models, tissue engineering, nanobiotechnology, and proteomics. The book then delivers in-depth examples of applications in human health and prospects for the future, including cytogenetics and molecular genetics, xenografts, and treatment of HIV and cancers. All this is complemented by a discussion of the ethical and safety considerations in the field. Animal biotechnology is a broad field encompassing the polarities of fundamental and applied research, including molecular modeling, gene manipulation, development of diagnostics and vaccines, and manipulation of tissue. Given the tools that are currently available and the translational potential for these studies, animal biotechnology has become one of the most essential subjects for those studying life sciences."
  • Crop Physiology: Applications For Genetic Improvement And Agronomy 2nd Edn

    Daniel F, Calderini,Victor O, Sadras

    Item Code: #9789351073741

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  • Food Process Engineering And Technology 2nd Edn.

    Zeki Berk

    Item Code: #9789351073451

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    The past 30 years have seen the establishment of food engineering both as an academic discipline and as a profession. Combining scientific depth with practical usefulness, this book serves as a tool for graduate students as well as practicing food engineers, technologists and researchers looking for the latest information on transformation and preservation processes as well as process control and plant hygiene topics.
  • Spices, Herbs And Edible Fungi

    George Charalambours

    Item Code: #9789351071976

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    This volume is a collection of papers covering various aspects of an important group of botanicals which have long been used to improve the flavor of food. It contains fresh material prepared especially for it by researchers and other technically trained workers from universities, government and industrial research groups and industry worldwide.
    It will be of great value to food scientists, medical researchers, analytical and synthetic organic chemists, chefs, and all those involved with, and interested in, food and food flavours in general.
  • Emerging Technologies For Food Processing

    Da Wen Sun

    Item Code: #9789381269732

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  • Mycotoxins In Fruits And Vegetables

    N Paster,Rivka Barkai Golan

    Item Code: #9789381269749

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  • High Pressure Processing Of Foods

    F E Feeherry,Christopher J Doona

    Item Code: #9788126542345

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  • Comprehensive And Molecular Phytopathology

    Yu T Dyakov

    Item Code: #9789351072010

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  • Genetic And Genomic Resources Of Grain Legume Improvement

    Hari D Upadhyaya,Ishwari Singh Bisht,Mohar Singh

    Item Code: #9789351073239

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    Genetic and Genomic Resources For Cereals Improvement is the first book to bring together the latest available genetic resources and genomics to facilitate the identification of specific germplasm, trait mapping, and allele mining that are needed to more effectively develop biotic and abiotic-stress-resistant grains. As grain cereals, including rice, wheat, maize, barley, sorghum, and millets constitute the bulk of global diets, both of vegetarian and non-vegetarian, there is a greater need for further genetic improvement, breeding, and plant genetic resources to secure the future food supply. This book is an invaluable resource for researchers, crop biologists, and students working with crop development and the changes in environmental climate that have had significant impact on crop production. It includes the latest information on tactics that ensure that environmentally robust genes and crops resilient to climate change are identified and preserved.
  • Food Safety Management: A Practical Guide For The Food Industry

    Yasmine Motarjemi

    Item Code: #9789351073468

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  • Cereals Processing Technology

    Gavin Owens

    Item Code: #9789351073291

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    Cereals processing is one of the oldest and most important of all food technologies. Written by a distinguished international team of contributors, this collection reviews the range of cereal products and the technologies used to produce them. It is designed for all those involved in cereals processing, whether raw material producers and refiners needing to match the needs of secondary processors manufacturing the final product for the consumer, or secondary processors benchmarking their operations against best practice in their sector and across cereals processing as a whole. Gavin Owens has worked for Odlum Group Ltd, Ireland s largest flour miller and has undertaken research in cereals processing at the internationally renowned Satake Centre for Grain Process Engineering at the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology. He is now an independent consultant.
  • Soil And Environmental Chemistry 2nd Edn

    William Bleam

    Item Code: #9789351073710

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  • Food Biodeterioration And Preservation

    Gary S Tucker

    Item Code: #9788126542338

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  • Soilless Culture: Theory And Practice

    Michael Raviv

    Item Code: #9789351070429

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  • Emerging Food Packaging Technologies: Principles And Practices

    Dong Sun Lee,Kit L Yam

    Item Code: #9789351073246

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    The successful employment of food packaging can greatly improve product safety and quality, making the area a key concern to the food processing industry. Emerging food packaging technologies reviews advances in packaging materials, the design and implementation of smart packaging techniques, and developments in response to growing concerns about packaging sustainability. Part one of Emerging food packaging technologies focuses on developments in active packaging, reviewing controlled release packaging, active antimicrobials and nanocomposites in packaging, and edible chitosan coatings. Part two goes on to consider intelligent packaging and how advances in the consumer/packaging interface can improve food safety and quality. Developments in packaging material are analysed in part three, with nanocomposites, emerging coating technologies, light-protective and non-thermal process packaging discussed, alongside a consideration of the safety of plastics as food packaging materials. Finally, part four explores the use of eco-design, life cycle assessment, and the utilisation of bio-based polymers in the production of smarter, environmentally-compatible packaging. With its distinguished editors and international team of expert contributors, Emerging food packaging technologies is an indispensable reference work for all those responsible for the design, production and use of food and beverage packaging, as well as a key source for researchers in this area.
  • Irradiation Of Food Commodities: Techniques, Applications, Detection, Legislation, Safety And Consumer Opinion

    S Ioannis

    Item Code: #9789351071983

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    The irradiation of food is a low cost, highly effective method of ensuring food safety, and extending shelf life. Public acceptance of irradiation, despite its benefits, however, has been a significant challenge. Irradiation of Food Commodities is the first holistic book that looks not only at the techniques, application and legislation of this method, but also addresses the concern of public opinion.
    Organized into logical themes and written by experts from industry, academia and research, this book will meet the needs of those working or considering the use of irradiation in their work. Sections focus on legislation, irradiation techniques and materials; detection and risk assessment; application of irradiation on food and consumer opinion.
  • Insect Resistance Management: Biology Economics And Prediction

    David W Onstad

    Item Code: #9789351073406

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    Neither pest management nor resistance management can occur with only an understanding of pest biology. For years, entomologists have understood, with their use of economic thresholds, that at least a minimal use of economics was necessary for proper integrated pest management. IRM is even more complicated and dependent on understanding and using socioeconomic factors. The new edition of Insect Resistance Management addresses these issues and much more. Many new ideas, facts and case studies have been developed since the previous edition of Insect Resistance Management published. With a new chapter focusing on Resistance Mechanisms Related to Plant-incorporated Toxins and heavily expanded revisions of several existing chapters, this new volume will be an invaluable resource for IRM researchers, practitioners, professors and advanced students. Authors in this edition include professors at major universities, leaders in the chemical and seed industry, evolutionary biologists and active IRM practitioners. This revision also contains more information about IRM outside North America, and a modeling chapter contains a large new section on uncertainty analysis, a subject recently emphasized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The final chapter contains a section on insecticidal seed treatments. No other book has the breadth of coverage of Insect Resistance Management, 2e. It not only covers molecular to economic issues, but also transgenic crops, seed treatments and other pest management tactics such as crop rotation. Major themes continuing from the first edition include the importance of using IRM in the integrated pest management paradigm, the need to study and account for pest behavior, and the influence of human behavior and decision making in IRM.
  • Innovations In Food Packaging 2nd Edn

    Jung H Han

    Item Code: #9789351073482

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    This new edition of Innovations in Food Packaging ensures that readers have the most current information on food packaging options, including active packaging, intelligent packaging, edible/biodegradable packaging, nanocomposites and other options for package design. Today s packaging not only contains and protects food, but where possible and appropriate, it can assist in inventory control, consumer education, increased market availability and shelf life, and even in ensuring the safety of the food product. As nanotechnology and other technologies have developed, new and important options for maximizing the role of packaging have emerged. This book specifically examines the whole range of modern packaging options. It covers edible packaging based on carbohydrates, proteins, and lipids, antioxidative and antimicrobial packaging, and chemistry issues of food and food packaging, such as plasticization and polymer morphology. Professionals involved in food safety and shelf life, as well as researchers and students of food science, will find great value in this complete and updated overview.
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