The Characterization of Legume Starches


  • Lady Amritabai Daga College of Women, Department of Home Economics, Nagpur, 440 010, India


The major emphasis in microscopic studies of properties of food materials relates to texture and textural changes. Sherman discussed the internal structure of food materials and stressed the importance of the study of textural properties. Various methods are employed to study the structural features of starch granules such as Light microscopy, Polarized light microscopy, X-ray Diffractometry (XRD) and Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM).

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Health Care and Hospital Management

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