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Palm Oil: Production, Processing, Characterization, And Use

DUBLIN, April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Research and Markets announces the addition of AOCS Press' book " Palm Oil: Production, Processing, Characterization, and Use" to its catalogue.

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This book serves as a rich source of information on the production, processing, characterization and utilization of palm oil and its components. It also includes several topics related to oil palm genomics, tissue culture and genetic engineering of oil palm.

Physical, chemical and polymorphic properties of palm oil and its components as well as the measurement and maintenance of palm oil quality are included and may be of interest to researchers and food manufacturers.

General uses of palm oil/kernel oil and their fractions in food, nutritional and oleochemical products are discussed as well as the potential use of palm oil as an alternative to trans fats.

Some attention is also given to palm biomass, bioenergy, biofuels, waste management, and sustainability.

Topics Covered:

A Brief History of the Oil Palm

Breeding and Genetics of the Oil Palm

Oil Palm Genomics

Tissue Culture and Genetic Engineering of Oil Palm

Ripening, Harvesting, and Transport of Oil Palm Bunches

Effect of Pests and Diseases on Oil Palm Yield

The Economics of Malaysian Palm Oil Production, Marketing and Utilization

Palm and Palm Kernel Oil Production and Processing in Malaysia and Indonesia

Palm and Palm Kernel Oil Production and Processing in Brazil

Palm and Palm Kernel Oil Production and Processing in Nigeria

Oil Recovery from Palm Fruits and Palm Kernel

Palm Oil and Palm Kernel Oil Refining and Fractionation Technology

The Physicochemical Properties of Palm Oil and Its Components

Polymorphic Properties of Palm Oil and Its Major Component Triacyglycerols

Measurement and Maintenance of Palm Oil Quality

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