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Sorghum and Millets Chemistry and Technology
Sorghum and Millets Chemistry and Technology
This book is a compilation of facts on the history, breeding, production, grain chemistry, nutritional quality, and handling of sorghum and millets.

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Much sorghum and millet research focuses primarily on enhancing yields and production. This significant reference fills a void by compiling essential knowledge on the history, breeding, production, grain chemistry, nutritional quality, handling, and uses of these important cereals.

Sorghum and Millets: Chemistry and Technology


Sorghum and Millets: History, Taxonomy, and Distribution

L.R. HOUSE

Sorghum

History
Taxonomy
Distribution

Pearl Millet

History
Taxonomy
Distribution

Foxtail

History
Taxonomy
Distribution

Finger Millet

History
Taxonomy
Distribution

Proso

History
Taxonomy
Distribution

Little Millet

Taxonomy
Distribution

Barnyard Millet, Sawa

History
Taxonomy
Distribution

Kodo Millet

History
Taxonomy
Distribution

Teff

History
Distribution

Fonio


Sorghum and the Millets: Production and Importance

D.A.V. DENDY

Sorghum

The Millets

Millet Consumption as Food
Millets for Feed Forecast for Sorghum and the Millets


Agronomic Principles

L.R. HOUSE, M. OSMANZAI, M.I. GOMEZ, E.S. MONYO, and S.C. GUPTA

Germ Plasm Resources
The Structure of the Seed

Genetics of Sorghum Grain Characteristics

Protein
Amino Acids
Carbohydrates
Tannins
Oil
Other Grain Traits

Forage Characteristics of Sorghum

Brown Midrib
Other Forage Traits

Genetics of Millet Grain Characteristics

Pearl Millet

Forage Characteristics of Pearl Millet

Brown Midrib
Other Forage Traits

Agronomy: Nutritional Considerations

Sorghum
Pearl Millet
Finger Millet

Agronomy: Management Aspects

Crop Fertility
Moisture
Cropping Systems

Plant Development and Structure

Sorghum
Pearl Millet
Finger Millet
Foxtail Millet
Proso
Kodo Millet
Little Millet

Sorghum Diseases

Bacterial Diseases
Fungal Diseases
Viruses
Nematodes
Witchweed

Insect Pests of Sorghum
Diseases of Pearl Millet
Diseases of Finger Millet
Insect Pests of Pearl and Finger Millets
Conclusion


Structure and Chemistry of Sorghum and Millets

S. SERNA-SALDIVAR and L.W. ROONEY

Classification

Sorghum
Millets

Appearance and Genetics of Sorghum Grain
Grain Morphology

Sorghum
Millets

Chemical Composition

Proximate Analysis
Carbohydrates
Proteins
Lipids
Minerals
Vitamins
Enzymes

Effect of Processing on Chemical Composition and Nutritional Value

Decortication
Cooking and Parboiling
Malting
Fermentation

Antinutritional Factors

Tannins
Phytic Acid
Cyanogenic Glycosides
Pearl Millet Goitrogens
Enzyme Inhibitors


Nutritional Properties of Sorghum and the Millets

C.F. KLOPFENSTEIN and R.C. HOSENEY

Sorghum

Sorghum Carbohydrates
Sorghum Proteins
Protein Quality
Protein Digestibility
Sorghum Lipids
Minerals
Vitamins
Nutritional Benefits of Composite Foods
Antinutrients in Sorghum Grain

The Millets

Pearl Millet
Proso Millet
Foxtail Millet
Finger Millet
Japanese Barnyard Millet
Kodo Millet
Teff
Fonio Millet

Conclusion


Storage of Sorghum and Millets: Including Drying for Storage, with Particular Reference to Tropical Areas and the Mycotoxin Problem

J.A. McFARLANE, A.E. JOHN, and R.C. MARDER

General Considerations
Specific Notes on Storage

Sorghum
Pearl Millet
Proso, Setaria, and Eleusine (Finger) Millets
Teff
Fonio

Drying for Storage
Sorghum Drying

Millet Drying

Acquired Toxins

Mycotoxins in Sorghum
Mycotoxins in Millets


Traditional Uses of Sorghum and Millets

D.S. MURTY and K.A. KUMAR

Diversity of Traditional Sorghum and Millet Foods
Milling

Decortication
Grinding

Thick Porridges


Ugali
Quality Criteria

Thin Porridges

Ogi
Other Thin Porridges

Stem-Cooked Products

Couscous

Fermented Breads

Injera
Kisra
Dosa

Unfermented Breads

Roti
Tortillas

Boiled Ricelike Products
Alcoholic Beverages

Dolo

Nonalcoholic Beverages
Snack Foods
Special Uses

Popping
Parching
Scented Sorghums
Sweet Stalk or Chewing Sorghums

Future Research Needs


New Milling Technologies and Products: Whole Plant Utilization by Milling and Separation of the Botanical and Chemical Components

L. MUNCK

Scope
Sorghum and Milet Crops As Raw Materials for Milling and Separation Processes for Specific Products
Grain Preparation for Milling
Traditional Milling Techniques Compared With Mechanical Village Mills and Inudstrial Milling Plants
Milling Machinery

Historical Development in Sorghum-Eating Countries
Equipment for Dry and Semi-West Milling of Sorghum and Millets
Roller Milling
Decortication

Dry and Semi-West Grain Milling Processes and Products
Wet Milling of Sorghum
Whole Sorghum Plant Milling and Separation
Utilization of The Milled Products

Industrialized Countries
Developing Countries

The Future of Sorghum and Millet Technology as a Vehicle for Agro-Industrial Development


Lager Beers from Sorghum

L. HALLGREN

The Lager Brewing Process
Sorghum in Lager Beer Brewing
Sorghum as Brewing Adjunct

Laboratory Testing of Sorghum Brewers' Grits
Industrial Brewing with Sorghum Adjunct
Malting of Sorghum
Mash Filtration
The Future


Opague Beers

K.H. DAIBER and J.R.N. TAYLOR

Ingredients

Sorghum Malts
Millet Malts
Adjuncts

Brewing Technology

Souring
Cooking
Mashing
Straining
Fermentation
Millet Beers

Beer Quality

Quality Specifications
Nutritive Value

New Developments in Opaque Beer


Sorghum and Millets for Forage and Feed

P.J. BRAMEL-COX, K.A. KUMAR, J.D. HANCOCK, and D.J. ANDREWS

Sorghum

Sorghum Forage
Sorghum Grain

Pearl Millet

Utilization
Crop Management
Breeding and Genetics

Minor Millets

Utilization
Crop Management
Breeding and Genetics

Conclusion


Sweet Sorghum Substrate for Industrial Alcohol

R.E. SCHAFFERT

Development of Sweet Sorghum Cultivars in Brazil

Breeding Methods for Sweet Sorghum Improvement
Minimum Quality Requirements
Culture Management
Minimum Alcohol Yield
Determining PIU
New Cultivars

Conclusions
Recommendations


Quality Evaluation and Trading Standards

D.R. SHIPMAN and M.H. EUSTROM

Marketing
Grain Standards
Sampling

Sampling Variability
Sampling Methods and Devices

Inspection Process

Sorghum Classes
Physical Condition
Grading Accuracy

Millet


Index
Publish Date: 1994
Format: 6"x 9" hardcover
ISBN: 978-0-913250-84-6
Pages: 407
Images: 76 images
Publication Weight: 2 lbs

Edited by David A.V. Dendy

List Price:159.00

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