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Author Jan, Sumira, author.

Title Himalayan phytochemicals : sustainable options for sourcing and developing bioactive compounds / Sumira Jan, Nazia Abbas
Edition First edition
Published Amsterdam, Netherlands : Elsevier, [2018]
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations (some color)
Contents Intro; Title page; Table of Contents; Copyright; Dedication; Preface; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1: Biogeographic Distribution of Medicinal and Aromatic Herbs; Abstract; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Historical Perspective and Current Position of MAPs; 1.3 Distribution Pattern of MAPs in Himalaya; 1.4 Correct Identification and Management Implications; 1.5 Alien and Invasive Flora of Kashmir; 1.6 Conclusions; Chapter 2: Utilization and Botanical Significance of Himalayan Herbs; Abstract; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Botanical Aspects and Taxonomical Evaluation; 2.3 Ecophysiology and Biochemical Features
2.4 Pharmacological Significance2.5 Medicinal and Therapeutic Potential; 2.6 Advancement in Utilization and Conservation Strategies; 2.7 Commercial Herb Utilization; 2.8 Endemic Aromatic Herbs of Kashmir Valley; Chapter 3: Conservation and Cultivation of Herbs: Challenge and Policy Making; Abstract; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Taxonomy as Imperative Tool; 3.3 Documentation of Flora; 3.4 Diversity and Significance of Medicinal Plants; 3.5 Challenges in Medicinal Plants Sector; 3.6 Opportunities in Developing the Medicinal Plants Sector; 3.7 Biodiversity Strategy; 3.8 Conclusion
5.7 Public Perception of Biotechnology: Implications for MAPsChapter 6: Quality Assurance and Quality Control of Medicinal and Aromatic Herbs; Abstract; 6.1 Introduction; 6.2 Standardization of MAPs-Concepts and Scope; 6.3 The Need for Standardization-Producers' and Consumers' Perspective; 6.4 Standardization and Quality Control of Herbal Crude Drugs-Processes and Procedures; 6.5 Detection of Adulteration in MAPs Products by Modern Genetic and Epi-Genetic Approaches; 6.6 Good Agricultural/Manufacturing Practices; 6.7 Critical Factors Affecting the Quality Control of Herbal Drug
6.8 Authentication and Reproducibility of Herbal IngredientsChapter 7: Marketing Indigenous Herbs: Connecting Link Between International Trade and Himalayan Livelihood; Abstract; 7.1 Introduction; 7.2 Medicinal Plant Management and Marketing-Conservation and Livelihood Challenges; 7.3 International Herbal Market System and Tribal Knowledge; 7.4 Emerging Markets for MAPs; 7.5 Demands for MAPs; 7.6 Global Marketing Opportunities; 7.7 Exports and Imports; 7.8 Challenges; 7.9 Marketing Strategies; 7.10 Conclusions; Appendix; Index
Chapter 4: Chemistry of Himalayan PhytochemicalsAbstract; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Biosynthesis of Major Phytochemicals; 4.3 Conclusion and Perspectives; Chapter 5: Biotechnological Strategies for Improvement of Aromatic and Medicinal Herbs; Abstract; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Applications of In Vitro Plant Regeneration and Micro Propagation in MAPs Improvement; 5.3 Genetic Transformation for Improvement of Yield and Quality of MAPs; 5.4 Traditional Breeding Principles as Applied to Medicinal Plants; 5.5 Pathway Engineering in MAPs; 5.6 Engineering Agronomic Traits in MAPs
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed April 17, 2018)
Subject Phytochemicals -- Himalaya Mountains
SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Biochemistry.
Himalaya Mountains.
Form Electronic book
Author Abbas, Nazia, author.
LC no. 2020300109
ISBN 0081022360