Essays about: "cereal"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 157 essays containing the word cereal.

  1. 1. Complementary porridge based on pearl millet and cow pea : the effect of traditional processing techniques and cooking methods on pasting properties and in vitro starch digestibility

    University essay from SLU/Department of Molecular Sciences

    Author : Signe Christerson; [2023]
    Keywords : Cow pea; pearl millet; traditional processing techniques; germination; fermentation; soaking; pasting properties; starch digestibility; energy density;

    Abstract : In Mozambique, malnutrition in children under 5 years is a serious concern. The condition is thought to be owing to nutritionally inferior diets and improper feeding practices on a mainly cereal-based diet, where porridges from millet- and legume-flours constitute the major staple food. READ MORE

  2. 2. Fertile Lands: Fertility and Agriculture in an 8 Billion World : An empirical study on how agricultural output affects fertility rates in Sub-Saharan Africa

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Isabella Chee-Awai; Clara Lindvall; [2023]
    Keywords : Agricultural Output; Instrumental Variable; Least Developed Countries; Sub Saharan Africa; Total Fertility Rate;

    Abstract : In 2022, the world population reached 8 billion. Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is the region in the world with the highest total fertility rate. As high fertility rates can be a threat to an inclusive and sustainable development in this region, it is of great importance to understand the determinants of fertility. READ MORE

  3. 3. Identification and expression of genes involved in the arabinoxylan biosynthetic pathway in oat

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Plant Protection Biology

    Author : Johan Valeur; [2022]
    Keywords : Arabinoxylan; Oat; Gene expression analysis;

    Abstract : Oat is one of the most cultivated cereal crops in the world, and Arabinoxylan (AX) is a dietary fiber in oats with positive health effects. The biosynthetic pathway AX in Oat is still unknown, and which genes are active in its production. Ortholog genes have been identified in oat from other species like rice, wheat, barley, and Arabidopsis. READ MORE

  4. 4. Do I care: How does the provision of information about the environmental benefits of grain legume cultivation in Sweden influence consumers?

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Biosystems and Technology (from 130101)

    Author : Kalle Nils Valentin Köster; [2022]
    Keywords : Biospheric Values; Diversity; Grain Legumes; Willingness-to-pay;

    Abstract : Grain legume cultivation is promoted to be beneficial for Swedish agriculture due to grain legumes´ ability to engage in biological nitrogen fixation, function as break-crops in cereal-based cropping systems and a general increase in biodiversity. Furthermore, grain legumes are an important pillar of more sustainable diets. READ MORE

  5. 5. Avenanthramides as a means to slow rancidity development in oats

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Bioteknik (master); Lunds universitet/Bioteknik (CI)

    Author : Wing Tung Lo; [2022]
    Keywords : avenanthramides; rancidification; lipid oxidation; oats; antioxidants; biotechnology; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Cereal grains are an important staple in many diets across the globe. Being one of the most cultivated cereal crops worldwide, especially in Nordic countries, oats are known to have a high dietary fibre content and a nutritional value that makes them highly beneficial for human health. READ MORE