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Unformatted text preview: Wheat • Wheat used for human consumption & some extent for livestock feed and seed • No. 1 food grain grown in U.S. & world • Developed from a type of wild grass of Asia Minor • Cultivation originated in 10,000 B.C. making it the oldest cereal crops 6 "Whole grains consist of the starchy endosperm, germ and bran.” 7 Milling (Grinding) Wheat to Make Flour Carbohydrates - Starch ! Tempered wheat Crushed wheat (flour) Amylase: enzyme(s) used to breakdown starch The milling process involves several rounds of grinding and sifting off coarse particles 2 ...
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This note was uploaded on 10/06/2010 for the course BIOLOGY Food scien taught by Professor Dr.johnson during the Spring '10 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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