PHT.403: PROCESSING OF CEREALS, PULSES AND OIL SEEDS CROPS
Study of the advantages of processing and value addition. Operation of different types of cleaners, separators and graders and also pre treatment and its application to different crops. Operation of dehusking and milling equipments, oil expellers. Solvent extraction method and visit to oil mills. Tertiary Processing techniques, use of different packaging machines, materials for processed foods. Characteristics study of different Agricultural bye products. Manufacturing method. Utilization of bye products. Study of different BIS, Agmark, FSSAI, Codex standards for processed products and visit to BIS, Bangalore. Visit to modern rice mill and dhal mill; study the processing of paddy and dhal.