Micro structural approach of potato and pumpkin drying and rehydration

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Adiletta, Giuseppina, Wijerathne, Chathura, Senadeera, Wijitha, Russo, Paola and Di Matteo, Marisa. 2022. "Micro structural approach of potato and pumpkin drying and rehydration." Indian Journal of Engineering. 19 (51), pp. 166-172.
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Micro structural approach of potato and pumpkin drying and rehydration

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AuthorsAdiletta, Giuseppina (Author), Wijerathne, Chathura (Author), Senadeera, Wijitha (Author), Russo, Paola (Author) and Di Matteo, Marisa (Author)
Journal TitleIndian Journal of Engineering
Journal Citation19 (51), pp. 166-172
Number of Pages7
Year2022
PublisherDiscovery Scientific Society
Place of PublicationIndia
ISSN2319-7757
2319-7765
Web Address (URL)https://www.discoveryjournals.org/engineering/current_issue/2022/v19/n51/index.htm
Abstract

The food structure is subjected to a change of the integrity during dehydration which will affect rehydration. Changes in the underlying microstructure of this deformation and rehydration generally fails in restoring the integrity and quality of the food material to the original status. In this context, there are not many studies performed which correlate cellular structural changes to the desorption-sorption behaviour of food materials after dehydration. This study was undertaken to understand desorption-sorption behaviour of food considering potato (cv Sebago) and pumpkin (cv ecotype) as the model materials during drying and further explanations on rehydration. Pumpkin was used to construct only for dehydration and rehydration graphs. For potato SEM images were taken for dehydration and rehydration. Corresponding behaviours show the irreversible trend of dehydration-rehydration exists and changes to the scenario of relationship of the cellular structure.

KeywordsHot air drying, Potato, pumpkin, shrinkage, rehydration, celldamage
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020400405. Food engineering
Byline AffiliationsUniversity of Salerno, Italy
Queensland University of Technology
School of Engineering
University of Rome, Italy
Institution of OriginUniversity of Southern Queensland
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Jahirul, M. L., Senadeera, W., Brooks, P., Brown, R. J., Situ, R., Pham, P. X. and Masri, A. R.. 2013. "An artificial neutral network (ANN) model for predicting biodiesel kinetic viscosity as a function of temperature and chemical compositions." Piantadosi, J., Anderssen, R. S. and Boland, J. (ed.) 20th International Congress on Modelling and Simulation (MODSIM2013). Adelaide, Australia 01 - 06 Dec 2013 Canberra, Australia. Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand .
Application of meshfree methods to numerically simulate microscale deformations of different plant food materials during drying
Karunasena, H. C. P., Brown, R. J., Gu, Y. T. and Senadeera, W.. 2015. "Application of meshfree methods to numerically simulate microscale deformations of different plant food materials during drying." Journal of Food Engineering. 146, pp. 209-226. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jfoodeng.2014.09.011
The use of artificial neural networks for identifying sustainable biodiesel feedstocks
Jahirul, Mohammed I., Brown, Richard J., Senadeera, Wijitha, O'Hara, Ian M. and Ristovski, Zoran D.. 2013. "The use of artificial neural networks for identifying sustainable biodiesel feedstocks." Energies. 6 (8), pp. 3764-3806. https://doi.org/10.3390/en6083764
Scanning electron microscopic study of microstructure of gala apples during hot air drying
Karunasena, H. C. P., Hesami, P., Senadeera, W., Gu, Y. T., Brown, R. J. and Oloyede, A.. 2014. "Scanning electron microscopic study of microstructure of gala apples during hot air drying." Drying Technology: an international journal. 32 (4), pp. 455-468. https://doi.org/10.1080/07373937.2013.837479
Numerical investigation of case hardening of plant tissue during drying and its influence on the cellular-level shrinkage
Karunasena, H. C. P., Gu, Y.T., Brown, R. J. and Senadeera, W.. 2015. "Numerical investigation of case hardening of plant tissue during drying and its influence on the cellular-level shrinkage." Drying Technology: an international journal. 33 (6), pp. 713-734. https://doi.org/10.1080/07373937.2014.982759
Biodiesel production from non-edible beauty leaf (Calophyllum inophyllum) oil: process pptimization using response surface methodology (RSM)
Jahirul, Mohammad I., Koh, Wenyong, Brown, Richard J., Senadeera, Wijitha, O'Hara, Ian and Moghaddam, Lalehvash. 2014. "Biodiesel production from non-edible beauty leaf (Calophyllum inophyllum) oil: process pptimization using response surface methodology (RSM)." Energies. 7 (8), pp. 5317-5331. https://doi.org/10.3390/en7085317
Numerical Modeling of Morphological Changes of Food Plant Materials during Drying
Karunasena, H. C. P. and Senadeera Wijitha. 2017. "Numerical Modeling of Morphological Changes of Food Plant Materials during Drying ." Zhang, Min, Bhandari, Bhesh and Fang, Zhongxiang (ed.) Handbook of Drying of Vegetables and Vegetable Products. United Kingdom. CRC Press. pp. 387-427
The Drying Constant and its Effect on the Shrinkage Constant of Different-Shaped Food Particulates
Senadeera, Wijitha. 2008. "The Drying Constant and its Effect on the Shrinkage Constant of Different-Shaped Food Particulates." International Journal of Food Engineering. 4 (8). https://doi.org/10.2202/1556-3758.1219
Drying constant and shrinkage constant relations of different shaped food particulates: empirical models
Senadeera, W.. 2008. "Drying constant and shrinkage constant relations of different shaped food particulates: empirical models." Thorat, B. N. and Mujumdar, A. S. (ed.) 16th International Drying Symposium (IDS 2008). Hyderabad, India 09 - 12 Nov 2008 https://doi.org/10.1080/07373930903221812
Fluidization characteristics of moist food particles
Senadeera, Wijitha, Wijesinghe, Bandu, Young, Gordon and Bhandari, Bhesh. 2006. "Fluidization characteristics of moist food particles." International Journal of Food Engineering. 2 (1), pp. 1-13. https://doi.org/10.2202/1556-3758.1047
Modeling dimensional shrinkage of shaped foods in fluidized bed drying
Senadeera, Wijitha, Bhandari, Bhesh R., Young, Gordon and Wijesinghe, Bandu. 2005. "Modeling dimensional shrinkage of shaped foods in fluidized bed drying." Journal of Food Processing and Preservation. 29 (2), pp. 109-119. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1745-4549.2005.00017.x
Influence of shapes of selected vegetable materials on drying kinetics during fluidized bed drying
Senadeera, Wijitha, Bhandari, Bhesh R., Young, Gordon and Wijesinghe, Bandu. 2003. "Influence of shapes of selected vegetable materials on drying kinetics during fluidized bed drying." Journal of Food Engineering. 58 (3), pp. 277-283. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0260-8774(02)00386-2
Methods for effective fluidization of particulate food materials
Senadeera, Wijitha, Bhandari, Bhesh R., Young, Gordon and Wijesinghe, Bandu. 2000. "Methods for effective fluidization of particulate food materials." Drying Technology: an international journal. 18 (7), pp. 1537-1557. https://doi.org/10.1080/07373930008917792
Physical properties and fluidization behaviour of fresh green bean particulates during fluidized bed drying
Senadeera, W., Bhandari, B., Young, G. and Wijesinghe, B.. 2000. "Physical properties and fluidization behaviour of fresh green bean particulates during fluidized bed drying." Food and Bioproducts Processing. 78 (C1), pp. 43-47. https://doi.org/10.1205/096030800532707