Parameter Tree:
EARTH SCIENCE > AGRICULTURE > FOOD SCIENCE > FOOD PROCESSING

Definition:
Any measure related to the processing of food stuffs. Basic
technologies applied in the postharvest production of food for man.
Planning and development of industries for the processing of food
products. General descriptions of food processing industries. Equipment
and processing techniques of food and drink manufacture. Methods of
preservation of foodstuffs and processed foods: drying, dehydration,
irradiation, etc.  


Reference:
Adapted from: Herren, R.V., and R.L. Donahue. 1991. The Agriculture
Dictionary, Delmar Publishers INC. Albany, New york. 553pp. AND USDA-NAL
AGRICOLA Subject Category Codes