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Oilseeds: Properties, Processing, Products and Procedures

By: G Nagaraj

602 pages, Tabs

New India Publishing Agency

Hardback | Jan 2009 | #185830 | ISBN-13: 9788190723756
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NHBS Price: £95.50 $124/€107 approx

About this book

The book serves as a major source of information on all the cultivated oilseeds and major tree borne and minor oilseeds grown globally. Composition, characteristics, properties and utility of different oilseeds and their constituents, namely, oil, protein, carbohydrates, minerals, vitamins and phytochemicals in food and non-food sectors including medicine has been covered in detail. The book also deals with post-harvest technology and processing of oilseeds to obtain good quality products like vegetable oil and oilcakes. The processing aspects like ghani, expeller, extrusion, solvent, and SC-CO2 extraction along with the refining of oils have been discussed.



1. Introduction
2. Cultivated oilseeds
3. Tree borne and minor oil sources
4. Processing
5. Oilseed products
6. Antinutrients
7. Procedures
8. Appendix


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