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EARTH SCIENCE > AGRICULTURE > FOOD SCIENCE > FOOD QUALITY
Definition:
Any measure related to the quality of food stuffs. Constituents
and composition of foods and beverages; Food composition tables;
 Nutrients: proteins, amino acids, nitrogen, carbohydrates, lipids,
minerals, vitamins; nutritive value, caloric value, sensory evaluation;
Protein quality: protein efficiency ratio, net protein utilization,
nitrogen balance index, chemical score, microbiological assays, 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
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