This volume discusses the many advances in technology during the past decade in rice production. There is a strong emphasis on rice plant growth and development, genetics and breeding, rice culture, rice plant diseases, insect pests of the rice plant, insect pests of stored rice, weed management, harvest drying and storage of rough rice, miling and properties of rice cryopsis. This book will help the rice processing industries find new ideas for developing rice products, convenience foods, breakfast cereals, baby foods and new extrusion technology as applied to rice products. This book should be of interest to rice growers, rice milling industry, agricultural and mechanical engineers, researchers in industry, graduates and undergraduates, government and industrial organizations/associations, those involved in new product development.
Publisher: Kluwer Academic Publishers Group
Number of pages: 440
Weight: 1780 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 25 mm
Edition: 2nd ed. 1991