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Author Hussain, Syed Zameer, author

Title Fruits grown in highland regions of the Himalayas : nutritional and health benefits / Syed Zameer Hussain, Bazila Naseer, Tahiya Qadri, Tabasum Fatima, Tashooq Ahmad Bhat
Published Cham, Switzerland : Springer, 2021


Description 1 online resource
Contents Introduction-Classification of Fruits and Significance of Horticulture in J & K -- Apple (Pyrus Malus) -- Pear (Pyrus communis) -- Quince (Cydonia oblonga) -- Cherry (Prunus cerasus) -- Fig (Ficus carica) -- Apricot (Prunus armeniaca) -- Grapes (Vitis vinifera) -- Olive (Olea europaea L) -- Pomegranate (Punica granatum) -- Kiwifruit (Actinidia deliciosa) -- Ber (Ziziphus mauritiana) -- Plum (Prunus domestica) -- Litchi (Litchi chinensis) -- Anola (Emblica officinalis) -- Peach (Prunus persica) -- Strawberry (F. ananassa) -- Citrus fruits -- Mango (Mangifera indica) -- Guava (Psidium guajava) -- Walnut (Juglans regia) -- Almond (Prunus dulcis) -- Pecan (Carya illinoenis) -- Mulberry (M. rubra) -- Seabuckthorn (Hippophae Tibetana) -- Socio-economic aspects of horticultural crops grown under highland Himalayan regions
Summary This book discusses different fruit crops and provides first-hand information on the nutritional composition of commercially important, as well as unexplored fruits, which are grown in Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh. A detailed nutritional profile of each fruit is presented in the book. The potential health implications against cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, carcinoma, oxidative damage, asthma, aging and cognition are discussed and explained. Besides, nutritional composition and medicinal implications, origin, morphology, taxonomy and production scenarios of unexplored, as well as commercially important fruits, have also been highlighted in the book. This book will be of interest to students and researchers involved in agricultural sciences, food science, nutrition and the Indian medicine system
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed July 1, 2021)
Subject Fruit -- India -- Jammu and Kashmir
India -- Jammu and Kashmir.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Naseer, Bazila, author
Qadri, Tahiya, author
Fatima, Tabasum, author
Bhat, Tashooq Ahmad, author
ISBN 9783030755027