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

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

Black Pepper

Black Pepper
  • Author : P. N. Ravindran
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 07 August 2000
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Black Pepper is the first monograph on this important and most widely used spice. This volume includes chapters on all aspects of the crops' botany; crop improvement, agronomy, chemistry, post-harvest technology, processing, diseases, insect pests, marketing, economy and uses. All the available information has been collected and presented by experts for the use of students, teachers and research workers in the field, and will remain the major reference source for all pepper workers for some time to come.

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

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
GET THIS BOOKThe Agronomy and Economy of Turmeric and Ginger

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

Handbook of Herbs and Spices

Handbook of Herbs and Spices
  • Author : K. V. Peter
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 25 August 2006
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Woodhead Publishing in Food Science, Technology and Nutrition ‘... a good reference book for food processors and packers of herbs and spices.’ Food Technology (of Volume 1) ‘... a standard reference for manufacturers who use herbs and spices in their products.’ Food Trade Review (of Volume 2) The final volume of this three-volume sequence completes the coverage of the main herbs and spices used in food processing. The first part of the book reviews ways of improving the safety of herbs and spices. There

Eight Flavors

Eight Flavors
  • Author : Sarah Lohman
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 06 December 2016
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This unique culinary history of America offers a fascinating look at our past and uses long-forgotten recipes to explain how eight flavors changed how we eat. The United States boasts a culturally and ethnically diverse population which makes for a continually changing culinary landscape. But a young historical gastronomist named Sarah Lohman discovered that American food is united by eight flavors: black pepper, vanilla, curry powder, chili powder, soy sauce, garlic, MSG, and Sriracha. In Eight Flavors, Lohman sets out

CLIMATE CHANGE AND AGRICULTURE OVER INDIA

CLIMATE CHANGE AND AGRICULTURE OVER INDIA
  • Author : G.S.L.H.V. PRASADA,V.U.M. RAO,G.G.S.N. RAO
  • Publisher : PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.
  • Release : 17 April 2010
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Global warming has led to climate change which in turn has led to frequent occurrence of floods, droughts, and cold and heat waves, affecting the productivity of food grain in a large measure. This book studies the effects of regional climate change on the agriculture sector in different states of India. The book also discusses the impact of global warming on the agriculture sector across the world and describes in particular how climate change/variability is affecting rainfall, temperature and

The Agronomy and Economy of Important Tree Crops of the Developing World

The Agronomy and Economy of Important Tree Crops of the Developing World
  • Author : K.P. Prabhakaran Nair
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 22 April 2010
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Major tree crops contribute substantially to the economy of many developing countries on the Asian, African and Latin American continents. For example, coffee is the main revenue earner for Kenya. This book provides a comprehensive review of the agronomy, botany, taxonomy, genetics, chemistry, economics, and future global prospects of a range of crops that have great food, industrial and economic value such as cocoa, coffee, cashew, oil palm and natural rubber. Discusses the major tree crops of great economic value

High-Tech and Micropropagation III

High-Tech and Micropropagation III
  • Author : Y. P. S. Bajaj
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 17 April 2013
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Presenting the state of the art of tissue culture and in vitro propagation of vegetable and tuber crops, medicinal and aromatic plants, fibre and oilseed crops, and grasses, this book complements the previous two volumes on High-Tech and Micropropagation, which concentrated on special techniques (Vol.17) and trees and bushes of commercial value (Vol.18). The specific plants covered here include asparagus, lettuce, horse radish, cucumber, potato, cassava, sweet potato, artichoke, yams, cardamom, fennel, celery, thyme, leek, mentha, turmeric, lavender, agave, yucca,

Spice Crops Production Technology

Spice Crops Production Technology
  • Author : Das, P.C.
  • Publisher : Scientific Publishers
  • Release : 01 July 2014
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Spices are very important as food and as medicine, and they bring out the unique natural taste of cuisines and could be used to change the look of the food to make it more attractive in colour. The book is written in simple and lucid language to provide basic information about cultivation of spice crops.

AGRICULTURAL METEOROLOGY

AGRICULTURAL METEOROLOGY
  • Author : G.S.L.H.V. PRASADA RAO
  • Publisher : PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.
  • Release : 20 June 2008
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Designed as a textbook for undergraduate and postgraduate students of agriculture, it fulfills the need for an uptodate comprehensive information (as per the syllabus framed by ICAR) on the theoretical and applied aspects of agricultural meteorology. Illustrated with graphs, schematic representations, photographs and pictures, the scope of the book is divided into three major areas of study: 1. Discusses the basic aspects of agricultural meteorology; introduces the principal meteorological variables (with emphasis on radiation and temperature) that govern the atmosphere and