Introduction to breadmaking; Breadmaking: An overview. Part 1 Wheat and flour quality: The chemistry and biochemistry of wheat; Techniques for analyzing wheat proteins; Wheat proteins and bread quality; Wheat starch structure and bread quality; Assessing grain quality; Milling and flour quality; Wheat breeding and quality evaluation in the US; Improving wheat protein quality for breadmaking: The role of biotechnology; Novel approaches to modify wheat flour processing characteristics and health attributes: from genetics to food technology. Part 2 Dough development and particular bread ingredients: Bread aeration and dough rheology: An introduction; The molecular basis of bread dough rheology; The role of water in dough formation and bread quality; Foam formation in dough and bread quality; Controlling bread dough development; Molecular mobility in dough and bread quality; The use of redox agents in breadmaking; Applications of enzymes in breadmaking; Water control in breadmaking. Part 3 Bread sensory quality, shelf life and safety: Bread aroma; Applications of texture analysis to dough and bread; Bread staling; Mould prevention in bread; Mycotoxin contamination of wheat, flour and bread. Part 4 Particular bread products: Improving the quality of bread made from partially baked, refrigerated and frozen dough; Nutritionally enhanced wheat flours and breads; Formulating breads for specific dietary requirements; Improving the quality of high-fibre breads; Quality of breads made with non-wheat flours.