Emerging Technologies for Promoting Food Security

Emerging Technologies for Promoting Food Security: Overcoming the World Food Crisis discusses rising energy prices, increased biofuel use, water scarcity, and the rising world population, all factors that directly affect worldwide food security. The book examines the range of approaches to promoting global food security, including novel and existing agricultural and husbandry techniques for safe and sustainable food production. It is divided into three parts beginning with an overview of food security, an analysis of key drivers of food insecurity, and nutrition and food security. Part Two examines emerging technologies for plant and animal food security, with subsequent chapters discussing topics from genetic and aquaculture technologies, pest and disease control, environmental and policy issues affecting food security, and an in-depth analysis of water management and methods to reduce post-harvest losses. Provides a comprehensive overview of food security Thoroughly discusses rising energy prices, increased biofuel use, water scarcity, and the rising world population, all factors that directly affect worldwide food security Covers the emerging technologies for plant and animal food security Analyzes the policy issues affecting food security

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  • Author : Chandra Madramootoo
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Pages : 170 pages
  • ISBN : 1782423532
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Emerging Technologies for Promoting Food Security

Emerging Technologies for Promoting Food Security
  • Author : Chandra Madramootoo
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 13 November 2015
GET THIS BOOKEmerging Technologies for Promoting Food Security

Emerging Technologies for Promoting Food Security: Overcoming the World Food Crisis discusses rising energy prices, increased biofuel use, water scarcity, and the rising world population, all factors that directly affect worldwide food security. The book examines the range of approaches to promoting global food security, including novel and existing agricultural and husbandry techniques for safe and sustainable food production. It is divided into three parts beginning with an overview of food security, an analysis of key drivers of food insecurity,

Smart Technologies for Sustainable Smallholder Agriculture

Smart Technologies for Sustainable Smallholder Agriculture
  • Author : David Chikoye,Therese Gondwe,Nhamo Nhamo
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 07 April 2017
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Smart Technologies for Sustainable Smallholder Agriculture: Upscaling in Developing Countries defines integrated climate smart agricultural technologies (ICSAT) as a suite of interconnected techniques and practices that enhance quantity and quality of agricultural products with minimum impact on the environment. These ICSAT are centered on three main pillars, increased production and income, adaptation and resilience to climate change, and minimizing GHG emissions. This book brings together technologies contributing to the three pillars, explains the context in which they can be scaled

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  • Author : Vineet Kumar,Manish Kumar
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 29 April 2022
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Integrated Environmental Technologies for Wastewater Treatment and Sustainable Development provides comprehensive and advanced information on integrated environmental technologies and their limitations, challenges and potential applications in treatment of environmental pollutants and those that are discharged in wastewater from industrial, domestic and municipal sources. The book covers applied and recently developed integrated technologies to solve five major trends in the field of wastewater treatment, including nutrient removal and resource recovery, recalcitrant organic and inorganic compounds detoxification, energy saving, and biofuel and

Developing Food Products for Consumers with Specific Dietary Needs

Developing Food Products for Consumers with Specific Dietary Needs
  • Author : Steve Osborn,Wayne Morley
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 17 May 2016
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Developing Food Products for Customers with Specific Dietary Needs explains the process for developing foods for customers who have specific dietary needs, further shining a light on the number of increasing medical conditions related to food intake that have emerged in the past few decades. From increased fat and sugar intake leading to higher levels of obesity, to greater levels of coeliac disease, the ingredients and nutritional content of food is becoming more and more important. Additionally, consumers are following

A Handbook for Sensory and Consumer-Driven New Product Development

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  • Author : Maurice O'Sullivan
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 16 September 2016
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A Handbook for Sensory and Consumer Driven New Product Development explores traditional and well established sensory methods (difference, descriptive and affective) as well as taking a novel approach to product development and the use of new methods and recent innovations. This book investigates the use of these established and new sensory methods, particularly hedonic methods coupled with descriptive methods (traditional and rapid), through multivariate data analytical interfaces in the process of optimizing food and beverage products effectively in a strategically

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  • Author : Mangey Ram
  • Publisher : Bentham Science Publishers
  • Release : 12 September 2018
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Recent developments in information science and technology have been possible due to original and timely research contributions containing new results in various fields of applied mathematics. It is also true that advances in information science create opportunities for developing mathematical models further.

Water, Energy and Food Nexus in the Context of Strategies for Climate Change Mitigation

Water, Energy and Food Nexus in the Context of Strategies for Climate Change Mitigation
  • Author : Walter Leal Filho,José Baltazar Salgueirinho de Andrade Guerra
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 05 January 2021
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This book focuses on climate change and sustainable development, showcasing examples of research, projects and other initiatives aimed at educating various target groups. Helping readers gain a better understanding of the water, energy and food nexus challenges in the context of climate change, and featuring valuable insights that can be implemented in other areas, it will appeal to researchers and students as well as practitioners.

Innovative Food Processing Technologies

Innovative Food Processing Technologies
  • Author : Kai Knoerzer,Pablo Juliano,Geoffrey W Smithers
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 29 June 2016
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Innovative Food Processing Technologies: Extraction, Separation, Component Modification and Process Intensification focuses on advances in new and novel non-thermal processing technologies which allow food producers to modify and process food with minimal damage to the foodstuffs. The book is highly focused on the application of new and novel technologies, beginning with an introductory chapter, and then detailing technologies which can be used to extract food components. Further sections on the use of technologies to modify the structure of food and

Advances in Food and Nutrition Research

Advances in Food and Nutrition Research
  • Author : Francisco J. Barba
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 01 June 2020
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Aquaculture and By-products: Challenges and Opportunities, Volume 92 in the Advances in Food and Nutrition Research series, explores the potential use of aquaculture and by-products as sources of proteins and bioactive compounds. Alternative extraction techniques to obtain, isolate and purify proteins and bioactive from aquaculture and by-products are thoroughly discussed. Chapters in this new volume include Alternative extraction techniques to obtain, isolate and purify proteins and bioactive from aquaculture and by-products, Development of new food and pharmaceutical products: Nutraceuticals and food

Wastewater Management Through Aquaculture

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  • Author : B. B. Jana,R. N. Mandal,P. Jayasankar
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 05 February 2018
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This volume provides state-of-the-art information on soil-water interactions in wastewater systems, characterization of wastewater, modes of treatment, safety of wastewater use, water conservation technologies involved in recycling of sewage in fish culture, biogeochemical cycling bacteria and nutrient dynamics, ecosystem resilient driven wastewater reclamation, bioremediation, aquaponics, ecological integrity, culture practices of fish farming, microbial food web phenomena, fish diseases, environmental economics of wastewater, environmental risk assessment, environmental law and regulations. Given its breadth of coverage, the book will be useful to

Advances in Food Traceability Techniques and Technologies

Advances in Food Traceability Techniques and Technologies
  • Author : Montserrat Espiñeira,Francisco J Santaclara
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 18 June 2016
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Advances in Food Traceability Techniques and Technologies: Improving Quality Throughout the Food Chain covers in detail a topic of great importance to both the food industry which is obliged to provide clear and accurate labeling of their products and the government and other organizations which are tasked with verification of claims of food quality and safety. The traceability of food products is becoming ever more important as globalization continues to increase the complexity of food chains. Coverage in the book

Risk and Food Safety in China and Japan

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  • Author : Louis Augustin-Jean,Jean Pierre Poulain
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 03 October 2018
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Around the world, food has probably never been as safe as it is today. However, periodic crises have aroused consumer anxiety and contributed to a general lack of confidence in the agro-industrial system. The diverse nature of these crises increases governments’ and industry difficulties in predicting and tackling them. This book addresses the relations between risk and food theoretically and empirically through case studies from Japan and China. Part I of the book examines the interaction between theoretical aspects and

Rice Research for Quality Improvement: Genomics and Genetic Engineering

Rice Research for Quality Improvement: Genomics and Genetic Engineering
  • Author : Aryadeep Roychoudhury
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 31 October 2020
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This book focuses on the conventional breeding approach, and on the latest high-throughput genomics tools and genetic engineering / biotechnological interventions used to improve rice quality. It is the first book to exclusively focus on rice as a major food crop and the application of genomics and genetic engineering approaches to achieve enhanced rice quality in terms of tolerance to various abiotic stresses, resistance to biotic stresses, herbicide resistance, nutritional value, photosynthetic performance, nitrogen use efficiency, and grain yield. The range

Advances in Food Rheology and Its Applications

Advances in Food Rheology and Its Applications
  • Author : Jasim Ahmed,Pawel Ptaszek,Santanu Basu
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 13 September 2016
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Advances in Food Rheology and Its Applications presents the latest advances in the measurement and application of food rheology, one of the most important tools for food companies when characterizing ingredients and final products, and a predictor of product performance and consumer acceptance. Split into two main focuses, the book gives in-depth analysis of the general advances in the field, with coverage of the relationship between food microstructure and rheology, the use of tribology in the study of oral processing,

Innovation and Future Trends in Food Manufacturing and Supply Chain Technologies

Innovation and Future Trends in Food Manufacturing and Supply Chain Technologies
  • Author : Craig Leadley
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 18 November 2015
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Innovation and Future Trends in Food Manufacturing and Supply Chain Technologies focuses on emerging and future trends in food manufacturing and supply chain technologies, examining the drivers of change and innovation in the food industry and the current and future ways of addressing issues such as energy reduction and rising costs in food manufacture. Part One looks at innovation in the food supply chain, while Part Two covers emerging technologies in food processing and packaging. Subsequent sections explore innovative food