Medicinal and aromatic plants are garnering increased interest from industry, academia, and the health sciences. The series Medicinal and Aromatic Plants–Industrial Profiles gathers information currently scattered through an ever-increasing number of journals. Each volume provides an in-depth look at one plant genus about which an area specialist has assembled information ranging from plant production to market trends and quality control.
Saffron Crocus sativus L.
Ergot The Genus Claviceps
Neem The Divine Tree Azadirachta indica
Tea Tree The Genus Melaleuca
Caraway The Genus Carum
Poppy The Genus Papaver
Cannabis The Genus Cannabis
Perilla The Genus Perilla
Valerian The Genus Valeriana
Edited By Vladimir Kren, Ladislav Cvak
April 08, 1999
This volume provides readers with biotechnological aspects of ergot alkaloid production and genetic and physiological data. Toxicology and environmental risks of ergot infection and contamination of food and forage are also detailed...
By H.S. Puri
March 25, 1999
This comprehensive review on neem is an excellent collation of observations and research efforts by botanists, taxonomists and medical practitioners and will be of interest to everyone with an interest involved in medicinal and aromatic plant research....
Edited By Ian Southwell, Robert Lowe
March 25, 1999
An up-to-date review of this popular medicinal plant genus, this book will be of interest to all those concerned with the study and use of medicinal plants and provides a comprehensive and contemporary overview of the status of tea tree....
Edited By Eva Nemeth
January 28, 1999
Caraway, the seventh volume in the series Medicinal and Aromatic Plants - Industrial Profiles, collects together all of the existing information in connection with the biology, chemistry, agrotechnology and utilization of the plant genus Carum. After an overview on all Carum species, it deals ...
Edited By Jeno Bernath
January 26, 1999
Poppy, the third volume in the series Medicinal and Aromatic Plants - Industrial Profiles presents up-to-date information on Poppy and related species. The introduction emphasizes the importance of Poppy, giving a historical evaluation. in the chapters describing the botany and taxonomy of the ...
Edited By David T Brown
November 19, 1998
This book provides a comprehensive overview of cannabis use and abuse and will be an invaluable source of reference for anyone with an interest in the wide range of applications of this fascinating plant and its therapeutic and commercial potential...
Edited By He-ci Yu, Kenichi Kosuna, Megumi Haga
November 21, 1997
Perilla includes review articles describing the cultivation, traditional and modern applications, the chemical, pharmacological, medical and clinical studies of this plant and its active compounds. The cell culture of Perilla, the genetic control of the plant, and the isolation and structural ...
Edited By Peter Houghton
November 21, 1997
Valerian, is an up-to-date treatment of all aspects of this very important genus of plants, used in the traditional medicine of many parts of the world, particularly as a sedative. It includes material written by experts dealing with a variety of aspects including the ethnobotany, chemistry, ...