Scanning electron microscopy of cereal grains

Rooney, L.W. and Faubion, J.M. and Earp, C.F. (1983) Scanning electron microscopy of cereal grains. In: New frontiers in food microstructure , College Station, Texas, USA.

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After a brief introduction to the requirements of specimen preparation for scanning electron microscopy, the findings of studies on grains of wheat, rye, barley, rice, sorghum, maize and pearl millet are reviewed. Applications to selection, digestibility assessment and seed deterioration studies are also discussed

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Author Affiliation: Department of Soil and Crop Science, Texas A & M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
Subjects: Crop Improvement > Seed Technology
Divisions: Maize
Depositing User: Ms K Syamalamba
Date Deposited: 08 Aug 2012 10:50
Last Modified: 08 Aug 2012 10:51

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