Agronomy and Economy of Black Pepper and Cardamom

Known as the "King" of spices, black pepper (Piper nigrum L.) and the "Queen" of spices, cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum M.), both perennial crops of the tropics, are the most important and most widely sought after spice crops of the world. They both have many uses, for example, both are used as flavourings and as a medicine. This book provides a comprehensive review of these two very important spice crops, covering origin, history, geographical distribution, production, economy and their uses. Discusses the two major spices of great economic value to the developing world The author is an eminent scientist who has won numerous awards for his work in this area

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  • Author : K.P. Prabhakaran Nair
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 380 pages
  • ISBN : 0123918774
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Agronomy and Economy of Black Pepper and Cardamom

Agronomy and Economy of Black Pepper and Cardamom
  • Author : K.P. Prabhakaran Nair
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 12 July 2011
GET THIS BOOKAgronomy and Economy of Black Pepper and Cardamom

Known as the "King" of spices, black pepper (Piper nigrum L.) and the "Queen" of spices, cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum M.), both perennial crops of the tropics, are the most important and most widely sought after spice crops of the world. They both have many uses, for example, both are used as flavourings and as a medicine. This book provides a comprehensive review of these two very important spice crops, covering origin, history, geographical distribution, production, economy and their uses. Discusses

Agronomy and Economy of Black Pepper and Cardamom

Agronomy and Economy of Black Pepper and Cardamom
  • Author : K. P. Prabhakaran Nair
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 28 October 2021
GET THIS BOOKAgronomy and Economy of Black Pepper and Cardamom

Known as the "King" of spices, black pepper (Piper nigrum L.) and the "Queen" of spices, cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum M.), both perennial crops of the tropics, are the most important and most widely sought after spice crops of the world. They both have many uses, for example, both are used as flavourings and as a medicine. This book provides a comprehensive review of these two very important spice crops, covering origin, history, geographical distribution, production, economy and their uses. Discusses

The Agronomy and Economy of Turmeric and Ginger

The Agronomy and Economy of Turmeric and Ginger
  • Author : K.P. Prabhakaran Nair
  • Publisher : Newnes
  • Release : 20 February 2013
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Turmeric has been used as a medicine, a condiment, and a dye since at least 600 B.C., while ginger has been used extensively throughout history for its medicinal purposes. The Agronomy and Economy of Turmeric and Ginger brings these two important plants together in one reference book, explaining their history, production techniques, and nutritional and medicinal properties in detail. This book is intuitively organized by plant and use, allowing quick access to information. It puts the uniquely Indian use and

Cardamom

Cardamom
  • Author : P. N. Ravindran,K.J. Madhusoodanan
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 03 October 2002
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Cardamom otherwise known as Malabar cardamom, true cardamom or small cardamom second only to pepper in its importance during the Renaissance period, is often qualified as the Queen of Spices because of its very pleasant aroma and taste. The Western Ghat forest of the Malabar coast, India, is the center of origin and diversity for cardamom and it mi

Handbook of Herbs and Spices

Handbook of Herbs and Spices
  • Author : K. V. Peter
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 21 September 2012
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Herbs and spices are among the most versatile ingredients in food processing, and alongside their sustained popularity as flavourants and colourants they are increasingly being used for their natural preservative and potential health-promoting properties. An authoritative new edition in two volumes, Handbook of herbs and spices provides a comprehensive guide to the properties, production and application of a wide variety of commercially-significant herbs and spices. Volume 2 begins with a discussion of such issues as the medicinal uses of herbs and

Minor Spices and Condiments

Minor Spices and Condiments
  • Author : Kodoth Prabhakaran Nair
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 29 November 2021
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Spices can be classified as major spices, like Black pepper, Cardamom, Turmeric, Ginger etc, and minor spices and condiments, and tree spices. This book will discuss exclusively minor spices and condiments. Spices constitute a very important group of agricultural products, which, since antiquity, have been considered indispensable in the culinary art of flavoring foods. The history of spices is very much entwined with the history of mankind. And, some spice crops like Black pepper predominates in the family of spices.

The Geography of Black Pepper (Piper nigrum)

The Geography of Black Pepper (Piper nigrum)
  • Author : Kodoth Prabhakaran Nair
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 16 September 2021
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This book considers all aspects of black pepper from its growth, as a flowering vine, to how the dried fruit (peppercorn) is used as a spice and traded as a commodity. It is the economic mainstay of several India states and, principally, in Kerala State, with the Indian subcontinent being the largest black pepper producer. Indonesia has also emerged as a large producer of black pepper. Black pepper commands a leading position among the spices and has an immense commercial

Innovative Approaches in Diagnosis and Management of Crop Diseases

Innovative Approaches in Diagnosis and Management of Crop Diseases
  • Author : R. K. Singh,Gopala
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 29 September 2021
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This book is the second of the 3-volume Innovative Approaches in Diagnosis and Management of Crop Diseases, which provides an abundance of new research and information on major diseases of various crops along with new techniques and technology for the detection of plant pathogens along with appropriate management strategies. Divided into three volumes and with chapters written by renowned and expert scientists working in different areas of plant pathology, the volumes cover important diseases of crops, incited by bacteria, fungi,

Living in and from the forests of Central Africa

Living in and from the forests of Central Africa
  • Author : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • Publisher : Food & Agriculture Org.
  • Release : 01 January 2017
GET THIS BOOKLiving in and from the forests of Central Africa

Living in and from the forests of Central Africa is intended first and foremost as a full-scale extension tool concerning NWFPs in Central Africa. It is a work on the groups who have always lived in these forests, forests that contribute to every aspect of their daily lives, both material and spiritual, and enable them to survive even in periods of extreme crisis.

Remote Sensing Applications for Agriculture and Crop Modelling

Remote Sensing Applications for Agriculture and Crop Modelling
  • Author : Piero Toscano
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release : 13 February 2020
GET THIS BOOKRemote Sensing Applications for Agriculture and Crop Modelling

Crop models and remote sensing techniques have been combined and applied in agriculture and crop estimation on local and regional scales, or worldwide, based on the simultaneous development of crop models and remote sensing. The literature shows that many new remote sensing sensors and valuable methods have been developed for the retrieval of canopy state variables and soil properties from remote sensing data for assimilating the retrieved variables into crop models. At the same time, remote sensing has been used

On Spice

On Spice
  • Author : Caitlin PenzeyMoog
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 15 January 2019
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A revealing look at the history and production of spices, with modern, no-nonsense advice on using them at home. Every home cook has thoughts on the right and wrong ways to use spices. These beliefs are passed down in family recipes and pronounced by television chefs, but where do such ideas come from? Many are little better than superstition, and most serve only to reinforce a cook’s sense of superiority or cover for their insecurities. It doesn’t have

Food and Human Responses

Food and Human Responses
  • Author : Kodoth Prabhakaran Nair
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 01 January 2020
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This book discusses the role of food and the human nutrition-behavior interface. Food makes us what we are, but in addition to providing adequate nutrition, does it influence behavior? This book looks at this critical question from various angles and considers different concepts and approaches to food, nutrition and well-being. To better understand the entire gamut of the food-behavior linkage, the author unravels the workings of the mind - brain link. The book discusses this aspect and the findings add