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The Oat Crop: Production and Utilization

Series: World Crop Series

Edited By: RW Welch

608 pages, Tabs, figs

Chapman & Hall

Hardback | Dec 1995 | #32647 | ISBN: 0412373106
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NHBS Price: £268.00 $340/€315 approx

About this book

This book covers oats in depth, including coverage of the crop's history, botany, breeding, processing and food uses. The editor has drawn together an impressive list of international contributors, providing a book which is the definitive work on the subject, of interest to all those involved with the crop.

It contains a wealth of information on all phases of oat research and utilization. - Trends in Food Science and Technology


Contents

Oats and oat production in history and pre-history, Richard J. Morre-Colyer. World production and use of oats, Linwood A. Hoffman. International trade in oats, Noel R. Baker. Structure and development of oats, Ethel M. White. Oat evolution and cytogentics, J. Mike Leggett and Hugh Thomas. Oat breeding and genetics, Deon D. Stuthman. Aspects of oat physiology, Jan Bert Brower and Raymond G. Flood. Agronomy of oats, Robert A. Forsberg and Dale L. Reeve. Pests, diseases and disorders of the oat crop, Brian C. Clifford. The chemical composition of oats, Robert W. Welch. Oats for animal feed, Derek Cuddeford. Oat milling, processing and storage, W. Gansmann and K. Vorwerck. Food uses of oats, Gur S. Ranhotra and Janette A. Gelroth. Oats in human nutrition and health, Robert W. Welch. Industrial uses of oats, Y. Pomeranz. Naked oats, John Valentine. Biotechnology and oat improvement - progress and prospects, Vernon D. Burrows and Illimar Altosaar.

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