1st Edition

Cereal Grains Composition, Nutritional Attributes, and Potential Applications

    354 Pages 27 Color & 12 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    354 Pages 27 Color & 12 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    Ever since the beginnings of agriculture, cereals have provided unlimited health benefits to mankind as a staple food in our diet. Cereals are rich in complex carbohydrates that provide us ample energy, and help to prevent many diseases such as constipation, colon disorders, and high blood sugar levels. They enrich our overall health with abundant proteins, fats, lipids, minerals, vitamins, and enzymes. In every part of the world cereals are consumed for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Cereal Grains: Composition, Nutritional Attributes, and Potential Applications provides an overview of cereals including their properties, chemical composition, applications, postharvest losses, storage, and quality.

    Various well-versed researchers across the globe share their knowledge and experience covering cereal’s role in food security, allergens in grains, phytochemical profile, industrial applications, health benefits, global standard of cereals, and recent advances in cereal processing.

    Key Features:

    • Contains comprehensive information on general composition and properties of cereals.
    • Discusses the recent advances in cereal technology
    • Provides knowledge on bioactive characterization of cereal grains
    • Contain information on future aspect of grain quality and allergens in cereal grains

    This handbook is a valuable resource for students, researchers, and industrial practitioners who wish to enhance their knowledge and insights on cereal science. Researchers, scientists, and other professionals working in various cereal processing industries and other horticultural departments will also find the comprehensive information relevant to their work.




    Chapter 1 Cereals: An overview

    Tabussam Tufail, Huma Bader Ul Ain, Muzzamal Hussain and Gulzar Ahmad Nayik

    Chapter 2 Role of Cereal in Food Security

    Ranjana Verma, Nilakshi Chauhan, Farhan M Bhat, Abha Anand and Y.S Dhaliwal

    Chapter 3 Physical Properties of Cereal Grains

    Panthavur Nairveetil Anjali, Sowriappan John Don Bosco, Muhammed Navaf and Kappat Valiyapeediyekkal Sunooj

    Chapter 4 Chemical Composition of Cereal Grains

    Asif Ahmad, Chamman Liaqat and Gulzar Ahmad Nayik

    Chapter 5 Health endorsing properties of Cereal Grains

    Sunanda Biswas and Gulzar Ahmad Nayik

    Chapter 6 Post-harvest losses of cereals

    Samreen Ahsan, Atif Liaqat, Muhammad Farhan Jahangir Chughai, Adnan Khaliq, Tariq Mehmood, Ayesha Siddiqa, Ayesha Ali, Kanza Saeed, Shoaib Fayyaz, Nimra Sameed, Syed Junaid-ur-Rehman and Aqib Saeed

    Chapter 7 Industrial applications of cereals

    Nazmul Sarwar, Taslima Ahmed, Nahidur Rahman and Gulzar Ahmad Nayik

    Chapter 8 Cereals and Their byproducts

    Jagbir Rehal, Kulwinder Kaur and Preetinder Kaur

    Chapter 9 Phytochemicals profile of cereal grain

    Ghulam Mustafa Kamal, Arfa Liaquat, Ayesha Noreen, Muhammad Saqib, Muhammad Sagir, Asma Sabir and Rukhsana Iqbal

    Chapter 10 Processing of cereals

    Tanuva Das, Rahul Thakur, Subhamoy Dhua, Barbara Elisabeth Teixeira-Cost, Menithen Beber Rodrigues, Maristela Martins Pereira, Poonam Mishra and Arun Kumar Gupta

    Chapter 11 Recent technology in cereals

    Bharti Mittu, Zarina Begum and Abida Bhat

    Chapter 12 Allergens in Cereal Grains

    Muhammad Afzaal, Farhan Saeed, Bushra Niaz, Muhammad Ahtisham Raza, Muzzamal Hussain and Misbah Aslam

    Chapter 13 Reception of Grains and their Global standards

    Amara Rasheed, Farhan Saeed, Muhammad Afzaal, Ali Ikram, Muhammad Ahtisham Raza and Muzzamal Hussain

    Chapter 14 Grain Storage and transportation management

    Sakshi Sharma, Anil Dutt Semwal, M Pal Murugan, Mohammed Ayub Khan and DD Wadikar

    Chapter 15 Quality and safety aspects of Cereal Grains

    Farhan Saeed, Muhammad Afzaal, Bushra Niaz, Amara Rasheed, Maryam Umar and Muzzamal Hussain

    Chapter 16 Future aspects of grain quality and role of technologists in its management

    Tridip Boruah, Barsha Devi, Twinkle Chetia, Kamini Choubey, Karabi Talukdar and Gulzar Ahmad Nayik


    Gulzar Ahmad Nayik, Mohammad Javed Ansari