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Adding value to cereals, roots and tubers

Domien Bruinsma

Adding value to cereals, roots and tubers

develpoments and opportunities in small-scale enterprise development in Africa : study report.

by Domien Bruinsma

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Published by Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation in Wageningen .
Written in English


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ISBN 109290812028
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Cereal-based diets have lower nutritional value than animal-based ones. Cereals form the primary basis for most of the traditional weaning foods in West Africa. The protein content of maize and guinea corn is of poor quality (table 2), low in lysine and tryptophan. These two amino acids are indispensable to the growth of the young child [ Efforts to add nutritional value to cassava (biofortification) by increasing the contents of protein, minerals, starch, and β‐carotene are underway. Cereals: Wheat flour, unenriched Their nutritional value is, consequently, lower than those of cereals, legumes, and some other root and tuber Cited by: The Handbook of Plant Breeding-Root and Tuber Crops is a volume devoted to 10 of the most important root and tuber crops and is divided into eight chapters: Potato (Solanum tuberosum), Cassava (Manihot esculenta), Sweet Potato (Ipomoea batatas), Yams (Dioscorea spp.), Taro (Colocasia esculenta) and Cocoyam (Xanthosoma sagittifolium), Sugar Beet.


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Adding value to cereals Adding value to cereals, roots and tubers: developments and opportunities in small-scale enterprise development in Africa pp pp.

Abstract: Ina study was carried out to provide an overview of developments in storage storage Subject Category Cited by: 2.

Abstract/Description Adding value to cereals, roots and tubers. Developments and opportunities in small-scale enterprise development in Africa. This report is the result of a long-term Roots and tubers book study on the important position occupied by storage and processing operations in the commodity chain, from agricultural production to consumption.

Adding value to cereals, roots and tubers This report is based on information gained during a literature search and discussions with specialists in food processing technologies.

The report pays Adding value to cereals first to developments in the food marketing chain. If then shows what practices and opportunities exist in terms of storage and. Adding value to cereals, roots and tubers.

Developments and opportunities in small-scale enterprise development in Africa. D Bruinsma. ISBN 92 pp. CTA No10 credit pointsAdding value to cereals, roots and roots and tubers book.

Adding value to cereals, roots and tubers roots and tubers book By Domien Bruinsma. Abstract. This study provides an overview of developments in storage and processing technologies for cereals, roots and tubers in Africa.

It also exmamines developments in food marketing chain which may be of economic benefit for producers of these productsAuthor: Domien Bruinsma. Root and Tuber Crops John Bradshaw Editor A number Adding value to cereals root and tuber crops were first domesticated several thousand years ago, but none became important on roots and tubers book global scale until after the end of the 16th century.

Today the potato is the world’s third most important food crop ( million tonnes produced in ), after wheat and : Hardcover. In this book the value of roots, tubers, plantains and bananas in human nutrition and their importance in human diet is reviewed. The purpose of this book is to promote their production and utilization as valuable components of a well-balanced diet, and to Adding value to cereals hunger and seasonal food shortages.

Staples of the tropics. The book deals with all aspects of cassava, sweetpotato, yams (Dioscorea spp.) and aroids (Colocasia spp and others), covering their origin, taxonomy, breeding, physiology, agronomy, pathology and gh they belong to different botanical families, roots and tubers are grouped Adding value to cereals because they are vegetatively propagated.

The energy from tubers is about roots and tubers book of that of an equivalent weight of rice or wheat due to high moisture content of tubers. However, high yields of roots and tubers give more energy per land unit per day compared to cereal grains.

In general the protein content of roots and tubers is low ranging from 1 to 2% on a dry weight basis Cited by: Acrylamide level was above the European Commission indicative value in potato- and cereal-based food products, it ranged from to μg/kg in roots and tubers (potato and sweet potato).

Among the cereals, maize ( μg/kg) and wheat ( μg/kg) had the highest and lowest contents, respectively, whereas rice, sorghum and Cited by: 2. Tubers form at the base of roots, and store energy in the form of starch to support new stem growth for the plant. Examples of tubers include potatoes, Jerusalem artichokes, jicama, and yams.

With wildly varying characteristics, and flavors ranging from earthy to sweet, roots and tubers are arguably the most nutritious, economical, and. Roots and tubers are considered as the most important food crops after cereals and contribute significantly to sustainable development, income generation and food security especially in the tropical regions.

The perishable nature of roots and tubers demands appropriate storage conditions at different stages starting from farmers to its final consumers. In much of the developing world cereal grains such as maize, rice, wheat, sorghum and millet are the main food staples. For critical and wide ranging reviews of grain postharvest losses (PHLs) and loss reduction, see the reviews by Greeley (), Grolleaud (), Boxall (), World Bank (), Hodges et al.

(), Hodges et al. (), Hodges and Stathers This book is conceived to have an updated version on the tuber and root crops especially in the Indian context, including information on the history, biodiversity, geographical distribution, botany, neutraceutical and pharmaceutical values, new varieties, production technologies, IPM strategies, starches, post harvest technologies and value added products, bio-processing.

It is considered that roots and tubers, such as yams, colocasia, cassava, and sweet potato, though low in protein and fat, can partly replace cereals in times of shortage and offer a shortrange solution of the problem of hudia's selfsufficiency in food.-W.

: S. Ranganathan. It is the standard reference on roots and tubers and will be a vital resource for researchers and partners of RTB. We are seeing expanded investment and interest in tropical root and tuber crops and their area continues to expand markedly especially in Africa, making the new edition even more timely.” The book has three primary audiences.

covering around 23 million hectares. The aggregate value of yam, cassava, potato and sweet potato exceeds all other African staples, including cereal crops (cereals annually producing on average million tons on million ha of land).

There are many compelling reasons for encouraging these humble root and tuber crops forFile Size: 1MB. Methods of cooking and processing. Like many other foods, roots and tubers are rarely eaten raw. They normally undergo some form of processing and cooking before consumption.

The methods of processing and cooking range from simple boiling to elaborate fermentation, drying and grinding to make flour, depending on the varieties of roots and tubers.

Roots and tubers are considered as the most important food crops after cereals. About million farmers in developing countries use roots and tubers for food security and income.

Root and tuber crops produce large quantities of energy per day, in comparison with cereals. They have been playing more and more important roles in global food and energy security. The major root and tuber crops – potato, sweet potato, cassava, and yam – occupy approximately million hectares worldwide and produce million.

This book covers the processing and technological aspects of root and tuber foods, detailing the production and processing of roots and tubers such as. Starchy roots and tuber crops play a pivotal role in the human diet.

There are number of roots and tubers which make an extensive biodiversity even within the same geographical location. Thus, they add variety to the diet in addition to offering numerous desirable nutritional and health benefits such as antioxidative, hypoglycemic, hypocholesterolemic, antimicrobial, and Cited by: About The Book.

This book is the result of collaborative work between INRA and the Association Francaise de Zootechnie (AFZ). The tables in this book present the chemical composition and nutritional values of the feed materials fed to the main farm species. Root and tuber crops need to be handled gently to minimize bruising and breaking of the skin because of its relatively soft texture compared, for example, to cereal grains.

The effect of mechanical injury resulting in external and/or internal bruising and tissue discolouration is often underestimated. Root and Tuber Crops by J. Bradshaw,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Root and Tuber Crops: J. Bradshaw: We use cookies to give you the best possible : J.

Bradshaw. Some Properties of Amyloses from Cereal, Legume and Root and Tuber Starche s (Source: Hoover, ) S/N Property Starch Cereals Legumes Roots and Tubers 1 Blue Value (BV) 2 Iodine Affinity (I 2: g /g) 3 Organic Phosphorus (ppm) 4 Amylosis Limit (%) Get this from a library.

Adding value to root and tuber crops: a manual on product development. [Christopher Wheatley;] -- The key to fulfilling the potential of root crops is to establish strong links between smallscale producers and new markets. Root crops are perishable and bulky; capital resources are scarce in.

Root and Tuber Crops by J. Bradshaw,available at Book Depository with free delivery : J. Bradshaw. Roots and tubers are considered as the most important food crops after cereals and contribute significantly to sustainable development, income generation and food security especially in the tropical regions.

The perishable nature of roots and tubers demands appropriate storage conditions at different stages starting from farmers to its final consumers. Because of their. Neglected and underused crops are domesticated plant species that have been used for centuries or more for their food, fibre, fodder, oil or medicinal properties, but have been reduced in importance over time.

A wide range of terminology is used to describe these crops, including: orphan, abandoned, lost, underutilized, local, minor, traditional, alternative, niche, or. Tuber and root crops are the third important group of food crops after cereals and pulses, feeding about one fifth of the world population.

With the burgeoning population coupled with limited land, water and other resources, the future beckons tuber and root crops in fulfilling the country's food : Hardcover.

Legumes, Tubers, Roots. Description. Before quitting this, however, I shall add a few observations on the process of eating, which is in itself too important to be left without some consideration.

For it has a special relation to the great classes of cereal foods and tubers, not popularly known as it deserves to be. Buy Root and Tuber Crops (Handbook of Plant Breeding) by Bradshaw, J.E. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low Format: Hardcover. Breeding in the CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers and Bananas (RTB) targets highly diverse biotic and abiotic constraints, whilst meeting complex end-user quality preferences to improve livelihoods of beneficiaries in developing countries.

Achieving breeding targets and increasing the rate of genetic gains for these vegetatively propagated crops, with long Cited by: 2. attacks tubers in the field and in storage, resulting in loss of edible parts, lower quality and reduced market value.

Tuber infections are important for the survival and spread of the nematode. Management is by using nematode-free setts (achieved by carefully inspecting planting material or treating with hot water to kill the nematodes), byFile Size: KB.

Because it is UNCORRECTED material, please consider the following text as a useful but insufficient proxy for the authoritative book pages.

PART I Roots and Tubers As food for humans, root crops are second in importance only to cereals. The roots and tubers used for food comprise the potato, turnip, carrot, parsnip, artichoke, onion, with the different plants yielding arrowroot, tapioca, and main nourishment of these plants is stored up almost entirely in the form of carbohydrates, chiefly contain very little protein and fat, and are therefore vastly inferior in nutritive value to the cereals and pulses.

Manihot esculenta, commonly called cassava (/ k ə ˈ s ɑː v ə /), manioc, yuca, macaxeira, mandioca, kappa kizhangu and aipim, is a woody shrub native to South America of the spurge family, gh a perennial plant, cassava is extensively cultivated as an annual crop in tropical and subtropical regions for its edible starchy tuberous root, a major source of Clade: Tracheophytes.

The major tuber crops discussed here represent only a small proportion of the vast number of tubers that are grown or harvested from the wild and consumed around the world. Emerging studies on a wider range of species should add new information and insights into the distributions and properties of tuber storage by: Root & tuber Crops.

Root & tuber Crops Kenya| Farmers Can Earn More by Adding Value to Sweet Potato. Sweet potato grows best and produces smooth, well-shaped storage roots in a well-prepared soil. Good land or soil preparation involves removal or incorporation of.

Roots and tubers are considered as pdf most important food crops after cereals and contribute significantly to sustainable development, income generation and food security especially in the tropical regions.

The perishable nature of roots and tubers demands appropriate storage conditions at Author: Harish K. Sharma.Jain vegetarianism is practiced download pdf the followers of Jain culture and philosophy. It is one of the most rigorous forms of spiritually motivated diet on the Indian subcontinent and beyond.

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