ABSTRACT

A major constraint on the production of high-quality grain around the world, pre-harvest sprouting in cereal crops causes substantial economic losses to producers and disrupts the processing, distribution, marketing, and storage of grain products. The solution to this problem must include a better understanding of the phenomenon, the development of

section Section I|41 pages

Overviews of Sprouting in Cereals

chapter |12 pages

Pre-Harvest Sprouting in Wheat — The Australian Experience

ByG. J. McMaster

chapter |9 pages

Pre-Harvest Sprouting in Barley

ByKåre Ringlund

chapter |10 pages

Pre-Harvest Sprouting in Rye and Triticale

ByG. Oettler

chapter |8 pages

Pre-Harvest Sprouting in Rice

ByB. O. Juliano, Te-Tzu Chang

section Section II|122 pages

Breeding and Selection for Pre-Harvest Sprouting Tolerance

chapter |11 pages

Pre-Harvest Sprouting Tolerance in White Grained Wheat

ByD. J. Mares

chapter |7 pages

Germless Grains – The Ultimate Answer to Pre-Harvest Sprouting

ByD. R. Marshall

chapter |13 pages

Ten Years Experience with using Sprouting Index in Wheat Breeding

ByF. Weilenmann

chapter |10 pages

Effects of Intermating on Kernel Colour and Pre-Harvest Dormancy in Durum Wheat

ByJ. F. Soper, R. G. Cantrell, J. W. Dick

chapter |7 pages

Differences in Pre-Harvest Sprouting and Alpha-Amylase Activity among Wheat Cultivars

ByK. Fukunaga, T. Hoshino, U. Matsukura, H. Taira, S. Oda

chapter |9 pages

Progress in Pre-Harvest Sprouting Resistance of Winter Triticale in Poland

ByT. Wolski, Ewa Tymieniecka, Teresa Huskowska

section Section III|63 pages

Commercial Utilization of Sprouted Grain

chapter |9 pages

The Sensitivity of Various Products to Sprouted Wheat

ByR. A. Orth, H. J. Moss

chapter |9 pages

Effects of Sprouting on Wheat Proteins and Baking Properties

ByW. Bushuk, O. M. Lukow

chapter |5 pages

Pearling and Milling as Techniques for the Improvement of the Quality of Sprouted Wheat

ByR. J. Henry, D. J. Martin, A. B. Blakeney

chapter |10 pages

Problems encountered in Storage of Sprout Damaged Barley

ByT. J. Moor

chapter |6 pages

The Feeding Quality of Sprouted Wheat for Poultry and Pigs

ByR. J. Johnson, M. R. Taverner

section Section IV|64 pages

Grain Development

chapter |12 pages

Hormonal Changes during Cereal Grain Development

ByJ. R. Lenton, M. D. Gale

chapter |8 pages

Alpha-Amylase Activity and Falling Number in Spring Wheat, Rye and Triticale during Ripening

ByJ. Mjaerum, E. Mosleth, K. Ringlund

section Section V|84 pages

Physiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of Germination

chapter |9 pages

Molecular Biology of Expression of Alpha-Amylase and other Genes following Grain Germination

ByP. M. Chandler, Z. Ariffin, L. Huiet, J. V. Jacobsen, J. Zwar

chapter |10 pages

Molecular Biology of Barley (1→3, 1→4) -Beta-Glucanases

ByG. B. Fincher

chapter |13 pages

The Vascular System of the Wheat Spikelet

ByT. P. O'Brien, M. E. Sammut, J. W. Lee, M. G. Smart

chapter |9 pages

Ear and Grain Wetting and Pre-Harvest Sprouting

ByR. W. King

chapter |9 pages

Hormone Responses in the Cereal Aleurone Tissue

ByC. A. Brearley, D. N. Vakharia, D. L. Laidman

chapter |13 pages

Transfer of Information within the Germinating Grain

ByT. Obata

chapter |12 pages

Mobilization of Endosperm Reserves during Germination of Wheat

ByJ. E. Kruger

chapter |7 pages

Phospholipid Metabolism and Membrane Assembly in Wheat Aleurone Tissue

ByC. A. Brearley, D. N. Vakharia, M. C. Wilkinson, D. L. Laidman

section Section VI|64 pages

Grain Dormancy

chapter |14 pages

Control and Development of Dormancy in Cereals

ByM. Black, J. Butler, M. Hughes

chapter |7 pages

Breaking of Seed Dormancy by Treatment with Ammonia

ByA. L. P. Cairns, O. T. de Villiers

chapter |8 pages

Selection for Seed Dormancy by using Germination Tests

ByS. Larsson

chapter |11 pages

Dormancy in the Wild and Weedy Relatives of Modern Cereals

ByJ. Mac Key

chapter |16 pages

Mechanisms of Dormancy in Wild Oats (Avena fatua)

ByA. I. Hsiao

section Section VII|100 pages

Enzymes in Germinating Grains

chapter |7 pages

Biosynthesis and Secretion of Alpha-Amylase in Germinating Rice Seedlings

ByT. Akazawa, T. Mitsui

chapter |13 pages

(1→3, 1→4) -Beta-Glucanases in Germinating Barley

ByG. B. Fincher

chapter |11 pages

Proteinases and Peptidases in Germinating Cereal Grains

ByJ. Mikola

chapter |9 pages

A Review of some Properties of an Endogenous Inhibitor of Cereal Alpha-Amylase

ByR. D. Hill, A. W. MacGregor, R. J. Weselake, J. Daussant

chapter |10 pages

Some Aspects of the Synthesis of Enzymes and Enzyme Inhibitors in Barley

ByL. Munck, J. Mundy

chapter |10 pages

The Pathway of Secretion of Enzymes from Isolated Barley Aleurone Layers

ByA. E. Ashford, F. Gubler

chapter |12 pages

Quantitative Analysis of Multiple Forms of Alpha-Amylase produced in Germinating Cereals

ByB. A. Marchylo, A. W. MacGregor, J. E. Kruger

chapter |7 pages

Cultivar Effects on Falling Number

ByJ. H. Moss

section Section VIII|66 pages

Assay Methods and Objective Testing

chapter |5 pages

Falling Number Prognoses on Rye and Wheat in Sweden

ByS. Larsson

chapter |7 pages

The Logic of Testing for Sprout Damage

ByP. Meredith

chapter |8 pages

Falling Number Experience Reviewed

ByJ. Perten, B. Allvin, J. Noakes

chapter |7 pages

Rapid Screening for Weather Damage in Wheat

ByA. Ross, R. A. Orth, C. W. Wrigley

chapter |7 pages

Nephelometric Determination of Cereal Amylases

ByJ. E. Kruger

chapter |9 pages

Electronic Weighing and Data Collection of Plot Combine Harvesters

ByW. Betzwar, M. Wilson