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Turmeric (Curcuma longa L.) and Ginger (Zingiber officinale Rosc.) - World's Invaluable Medicinal Spices

The Agronomy and Economy of Turmeric and Ginger

  • Kodoth Prabhakaran Nair
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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxii
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  3. Kodoth Prabhakaran Nair
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    Pages 37-51
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    Pages 53-66
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    Pages 67-84
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    Pages 85-103
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    Pages 105-123
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About this book

Introduction

This book discusses the various aspects, from production to marketing of turmeric and ginger, the world’s two most important and invaluable medicinal spice crops. The book begins with their origin and history, global spread, and goes on to describe the botany, production agronomy, fertilizer practices, pest management, post-harvest technology, pharmacology and nutraceutical uses. The book presents the economy, import-export and world markets involved with reference to turmeric and ginger. It would be a benchmark and an important reference source for scientists, students, both undergraduate and post graduate, studying agriculture and food sciences and policy makers. It would be of great interest to professionals and industry involved in spice trade.

Keywords

Turmeric and ginger as medicinal plants Nutrient buffer power concept History and origin of spice crops Pharmacology and nutraceutical uses of turmeric and ginger Turmeric and ginger as a spice and flavorant in cooking

Authors and affiliations

  • Kodoth Prabhakaran Nair
    • 1
  1. 1.International Agricultural ScientistCalicutIndia

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