Submitted to: Journal of Cereal Science
Publication Type: Review Article
Publication Acceptance Date: July 23, 2009
Publication Date: August 26, 2009
Citation: Graybosch, R.A. 2009. A Review of the Book: Wheat Chemistry and Technology. Journal of Cereal Science 50 (2009), p. 304.
The volume is comprehensive, covering all aspects of wheat cereal chemistry and technology, and adds useful information on wheat production, genetics and genetic manipulation, and breeding. It includes an introductory chapter on wheat and its unique attributes. This chapter is followed by chapters on wheat production, improvement and agronomy, morphology and development of the grain, criteria of wheat quality, wheat flour milling, structure and function of wheat gluten, micronutrients and phytochemicals, wheat grain proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, enzymes and enzyme inhibitors, and finally ends with a chapter describing transformation and genetic engineering of wheat quality traits.