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Title Capsicum : the genus Capsicum / edited by Amit Krishna De
Published London ; New York : Taylor & Francis, 2003


Description 1 online resource (xix, 275 pages) : illustrations
Series Medicinal and aromatic plants--industrial profiles ; v. 33
Medicinal and aromatic plants--industrial profiles ; v. 33.
Contents Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of figures; List of tables; About the editor; List of contributors; Preface to the series; Preface; 1 Capsicum: historical and botanical perspectives; 2 A glimpse of the world trade in Capsicum; 3 Chemistry and quality control of Capsicums and Capsicum products; 4 Pungency principles in Capsicum; 5 Biosynthesis of capsaicinoids in Capsicum; 6 Biotechnological studies on Capsicum for metabolite production and plant improvment; 7 Irrigational aspects of Capsicum; 8 The cultivation and processing of Capsicum in India
Summary This book, written by experts, includes material that deals with a variety of aspects, including ethnobotany, chemistry, pharmacology, toxicology, cultivation, analysis, tissue culture and commercial aspects of Capsicum
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Peppers.
Peppers -- Therapeutic use
Plants, Edible.
Medicinal plants.
Botany, Medical.
Plants, Edible
Plants, Medicinal
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Agriculture -- Agronomy -- Crop Science.
Plants, Edible
Medicinal plants
Botany, Medical
Form Electronic book
Author De, Amit Krishna
ISBN 0203381157