Pearl Millet: Properties, Functionality and its Applications, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Pearl Millet

Properties, Functionality and its Applications, 1st Edition

Edited by Sneh Punia, Anil Kumar Siroha, Kawaljit Singh Sandhu, Suresh Kumar Gahlawat, Maninder Kaur

CRC Press

192 pages | 19 B/W Illus.

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Description

Pearl millet is mainly used for animal and poultry feed. It is the principal source of energy, protein, vitamins, minerals and contains many phenolic compounds, which are good source of natural antioxidants. Pearl millet is a rich source of bioactive compounds and contains phytates and polyphenols. Due to high nutritional and phytochemical properties it has gained considerable attention as a botanical dietary supplement in many functional foods. Pearl millet: Properties, Functionality and its Applications provides comprehensive knowledge on nutritional and non-nutritional aspects of pearl millet. Itcovers recent research on pearl millet and provides information to improve the property and shelf life of flour as well as the starch and their uses in various food products.

Features:

    • Reviews structure, functional and antioxidant properties in pearl millet flour
    • Deals with the latest development in modification of native starch
    • Provides information in enhancing shelf life and its utilization in phytochemical rich product development
    • Covers updated information for grain science professionals and food technologists

Table of Contents

1. Pearl millet: A drought arrested crop

Sneh Punia, Anil Kumar Siroha, Kawaljit Singh Sandhu, Suresh Kumar Gahlawat, Maninder Kaur

2. Shelf life enhancement of pearl millet flour

Shamandeep Kaur, Maninder Kaur, Kawaljit Singh Sandhu

3. Phytochemicals and antioxidant properties

Kawaljit Singh Sandhu , Pinderpal Kaur, Anil Kumar Siroha, Sukhvinder Singh Purewal

4. Effect of processing on the nutritional quality

Sneh Punia, Anil Kumar Siroha, Sanju Bala Dhull

5. Starch: structure, properties and applications

Anil Kumar Siroha, Sneh Punia

6. Starch modification

Anil Kumar Siroha, Sneh Punia, Sukhvinder Singh Purewal, Loveleen Sharma, Ajay Singh

7. Biotechnological applications for improvement of pearl millet crop

Supriya Ambawat, Subaran Singh, Shobhit, R.C. Meena, C Tara Satyavathi

8. Biofortication and medicinal value of pearl millet flour

Shobhit, Priyanka Kajla, Supriya Ambawat, Subaran Singh, Suman

9. Product formulations

Manju Nehra, Vandana Chaudhary, Amanjyoti

Future perspectives

About the Editors

Sneh Punia, Ph.D. is presently working as Assistant Professor in department of Food Science and Technology, CDLU, Sirsa. Her area of interests includes antioxidant, starch, and development of new products. She has published more than 10 research papers in national and international journals. She presented more than 10 research paper in various national and international conferences. She also serves as the reviewer for various international journals. Anil Kumar Siroha, Ph.D. is presently working as Assistant Professor in department of Department of Food Science and Technology, CDLU, Sirsa. His area of interests includes starch, starch modification and development of new products. He has published more than 10 research papers in national and international journals. He is active member of Association of Food Scientists and Technologists (AFSTI), Mysore, India. Kawaljit Singh Sandhu, Ph.D. is presently working as Associate Professor in department of Food Science and Technology, Maharaja Ranjeet Singh Punjab Technical University, Bathinda. He was awarded with postdoctoral fellowship from Korea University, Seoul, South Korea. With more than 10 years of research and teaching experience, his research interest is focused on starch, starch modification, antioxidants, nano-technology and drug delivery. Dr. Sandhu received several research projects from UGC, New Delhi and DST, New Delhi. He was awarded with Young Scientist Award from Association of Food Scientists and Technologists (AFSTI), Mysore, India. Dr. Sandhu is active member AFSTI, India, Association of Microbiologists of India and Korean Society of Food Science and Technology, South Korea. He has published more than 50 research paper in various national and international journals. Suresh Kumar Gahlawat, Ph.D. is professor, Department of Biotechnology, and dean, Research, Chaudhary Devi Lal University (CDLU), Sirsa, India. He received postdoctoral BOYSCAST fellowship and DBT Overseas Associateship from the Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India, for carrying out research at FRS Marine Laboratory, Aberdeen, the UK. He has completed four R&D projects from UGC, ICAR, and Government of Haryana. His research interests include the development of molecular diagnostic methods for bacterial and viral diseases. He published more than 70 research papers in journals of national and international repute, authored more than 10 books, and supervised M.Phil. and Ph.D. research work of 12 students. He is active member of various international scientific organizations and societies including Association Microbiologist of India. Maninder Kaur, Ph.D. is Assistant Professor at Department of Food Science and Technology, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, India. She has published more than 45 research articles in various international and national peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Kaur is a member of various scientific societies and associations including active member of Association of Food Scientists and Technologists (AFSTI), Mysore, India and Punjab Academy of Sciences. She also serves as the reviewer for various international journals. She was awarded with postdoctoral fellowship from Korea University, Seoul, South Korea. Specialization of Dr. Kaur is characterization of bio-macromolecules from different botanical sources, their modifications and applications. Dr. Kaur supervised 3 Ph.D. students.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED060000
MEDICAL / Nutrition
SCI007000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biochemistry
SCI008000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / General
SCI010000
SCIENCE / Biotechnology
SCI011000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Botany
SCI086000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General
TEC003000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / General
TEC012000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Food Science