Engineering Interventions in Agricultural Processing

Megh R. Goyal, Deepak Kumar Verma

November 10, 2017 by Apple Academic Press
Reference - 326 Pages - 17 Color & 37 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781771885560 - CAT# N11860
Series: Innovations in Agricultural & Biological Engineering

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Features

  • presents new research on engineering technologies in agricultural processing
  • examines the health benefits of medicinal plants in agricultural processing
  • looks at machine vision technology and its applications for quality assessment of agricultural products
  • explores the use of cold plasma (non-thermal) technology as an emerging tool for sterilizing surfaces of food and products
  • presents an update on the progress in ohmic heat in meat processing
  • examines solid-state fermentation associated with dairy products along with the technology and application for ß-galactosidase production from Aspergillus oryzae
  • describes several uses of nanotechnology in agricultural processing, including the application of nano-particle-based delivery systems as a new approach in sustainable agriculture, as well as the synthesis of silver nanoparticles via biological routes
  • examines research opportunities and novel practices for quality seed production, including bioleaching, seed priming, and future prospects of modified pearl millet starch
  • looks at the human health benefits from tea and lemon grass

Summary

Engineering Interventions in Agricultural Processing presents recent advanced research on biological engineering, bioprocessing technologies, and their applications in agricultural food processing, and their applications in agriculture science and agricultural engineering, focusing on biological science, biological engineering, and bioprocessing technology. With contributions from a broad range of leading researchers, this book presents several innovations in the areas of processing technologies in agriculture. The book is divided into three parts, covering

  • agricultural processing: interventions in engineering technologies
  • novel practices in agricultural processing
  • agricultural processing: health benefits of medicinal plants

With contributions from a broad range of leading researchers, this book presents several new innovations in the areas of processing technologies in agriculture that will be helpful to researchers, scientists, students, and industry professionals in agriculture.