COURSE CODE: FST 501
COURSE TITLE: Cereals and Tuber Technology
NUMBER OF UNITS: 3 Units
COURSE DURATION: Three hours per week
Course Coordinator: Dr. A.A. Adebowale, B.Sc., M.Sc., PhD
Office Location: Food Science and Technology Department, COLAMRUD
Other Lecturers: Prof. L.O. Sanni
Types of cereals and tubers – botanical characteristics, composition, and properties, flour milling from maize, sorghum, millet, cassava, yams, cocoyams, etc. Chemical, physical and physiological changes in cereals and tubers during storage and handling. Methods of preservation. Technology of composite flours and flour confectionery products (e.g. macaroni, spaghetti, etc). Processing technology for cereals (maize, rice, sorghum, wheat) and tubers (cassava, yams and cocoyams). Cereals and tuber enrichment technologies.