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Banana Nutrition

Function and Processing Kinetics

Edited by Afam I. O. Jideani

University of Venda


Banana Nutrition - Function and Processing Kinetics covers the nutritional aspects of the banana plant and fruit. The book contains substantial scientific information written in an easy-to-understand format. The chapters include information on pharmacological aspects of banana; banana bioactives: absorption, utilization, and health benefits; banana pseudo-stem fiber: preparation, characteristics, and applications; banana drying kinetics and technologies; and integrating text mining and network analysis for topic detection from published articles on banana sensory characteristics. All the chapters contain recent advances in science and technology regarding the banana that will appeal to farmers, plant breeders, food industry, investors, and consumers as well as students and researchers. Readers will harness valuable information about the banana in controlling food security and non-communicable nutrition-related human illnesses.

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Banana NutritionFunction and Processing KineticsEdited by Afam I. O. Jideani

Published: January 22nd 2020

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.76736

ISBN: 978-1-83968-528-6

Print ISBN: 978-1-83968-527-9

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83968-529-3

Copyright year: 2020

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10088 Total Chapter Downloads

15 Crossref Citations

2 Web of Science Citations

20 Dimensions Citations


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1. Introductory Chapter: Banana Nutrition - Function and Processing Kinetics

By Afam I.O. Jideani


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2. Pharmacological Activities of Banana

By Bashir Ado Ahmad, Umar Abdullahi Zakariyya, Mujaheed Abubakar, Musbahu Muhammad Sani and Musbahu Adam Ahmad


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3. Banana Bioactives: Absorption, Utilisation and Health Benefits

By Rinah K. Netshiheni, Adewale O. Omolola, Tonna A. Anyasi and Afam I.O. Jideani


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4. Banana Pseudo-Stem Fiber: Preparation, Characteristics, and Applications

By Asmanto Subagyo and Achmad Chafidz


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5. Banana Drying Kinetics

By Adeyeye Samuel Ayofemi Olalekan


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6. Integrating Text Mining and Network Analysis for Topic Detection from Published Articles on Banana Sensory Characteristics

By Victoria Jideani


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