In recent years, much attention has been focused on biodegradable polymers from renewable resources. Due to its availability and low cost, starch is a promising candidate among biopolymers for use in biodegradable packaging materials and for other purposes. Starch-Based Polymeric Materials and Nanocomposites: Chemistry, Processing, and Applications

chapter 3|36 pages

Starch as Gelling Agent

chapter 4|16 pages

Plasticized Starch

chapter 11|16 pages

Starch-Based Edible Films and Coatings