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Medicinal and Aromatic Plants - Industrial Profiles


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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.

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Saffron Crocus sativus L.

Saffron: Crocus sativus L.

1st Edition

Edited By Moshe Negbi
June 23, 1999

Providing a comprehensive and contemporary overview of the status of this particular genus, this book will be of interest to all those concerned with the study and uses of spices, medicinal and aromatic plants....

Ergot The Genus Claviceps

Ergot: The Genus Claviceps

1st Edition

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...

Neem The Divine Tree Azadirachta indica

Neem: The Divine Tree Azadirachta indica

1st Edition

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....

Tea Tree The Genus Melaleuca

Tea Tree: The Genus Melaleuca

1st Edition

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....

Caraway The Genus Carum

Caraway: The Genus Carum

1st Edition

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 ...

Poppy The Genus Papaver

Poppy: The Genus Papaver

1st Edition

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 ...

Cannabis The Genus Cannabis

Cannabis: The Genus Cannabis

1st Edition

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...

Perilla The Genus Perilla

Perilla: The Genus Perilla

1st Edition

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 ...

Valerian The Genus Valeriana

Valerian: The Genus Valeriana

1st Edition

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, ...

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