Chapter 58. Effects of Different Cut-Induced Microstructural and Macrostructural Arrays on Convective Drying of Agave atrovirens Karw

  1. Dr. David S. Reid President6,
  2. Dr. Tanaboon Sajjaanantakul7,
  3. Dr. Peter J. Lillford8 and
  4. Dr. Sanguansri Charoenrein9
  1. C. Gumeta-Chávez1,
  2. J. J. Chanona-Pérez2,
  3. L. Alamilla-Beltrán3,
  4. G. Calderón-Domínguez3,
  5. A. Vega4,
  6. P. Ligero4,
  7. J. A. Mendoza-Pérez5 and
  8. G. F. Gutiérrez-López2

Published Online: 14 MAY 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470958193.ch58

Water Properties in Food, Health, Pharmaceutical and Biological Systems: ISOPOW 10

Water Properties in Food, Health, Pharmaceutical and Biological Systems: ISOPOW 10

How to Cite

Gumeta-Chávez, C., Chanona-Pérez, J. J., Alamilla-Beltrán, L., Calderón-Domínguez, G., Vega, A., Ligero, P., Mendoza-Pérez, J. A. and Gutiérrez-López, G. F. (2010) Effects of Different Cut-Induced Microstructural and Macrostructural Arrays on Convective Drying of Agave atrovirens Karw, in Water Properties in Food, Health, Pharmaceutical and Biological Systems: ISOPOW 10 (eds D. S. Reid, T. Sajjaanantakul, P. J. Lillford and S. Charoenrein), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470958193.ch58

Editor Information

  1. 6

    Department of Food Science and Technology, University of California, Davis, California, USA

  2. 7

    Kasetsart University, Thailand

  3. 8

    Centre for Formulation Engineering, Chemical Engineering, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK

  4. 9

    Department of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Agro-Industry, Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand

Author Information

  1. 1

    Escuela Nacional de Ciencias Biológicas, Instituto Politécnico Nacional, México City, México

  2. 2

    Departamento de Graduados e Investigación en Alimentos, Escuela Nacional de Ciencias Biológicas, Instituto Politénico Nacional, México City, México

  3. 3

    Departamento de Ingeniería, Bioquímica y Graduados en Alimentos, Escuela Nacional de Ciencias Biológicas, Instituto Politénico Nacional, México City, México

  4. 4

    Universidad de la Coruña, A Coruña, Spain

  5. 5

    Secretaría de Marina México, México City, México

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 MAY 2010
  2. Published Print: 11 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813812731

Online ISBN: 9780470958193

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Keywords:

  • different cut-induced arrays - effects on convective drying of agave atrovirens karw;
  • Mexican agave - importance in Mexican tequila industry;
  • morphological evolution - monitoring using charged-coupled device (CCD) cameras;
  • products obtained from Agave atrovirens Karw - pulque and aguamiel;
  • convective drying - obtaining cellulose and lignin;
  • capillary structures and pores collapse - increased water loss;
  • shrinkage in vegetable tissues - function of the water content

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Abstract

  • Introduction

  • Materials and Methods

  • Results and Discussion

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgments

  • References