Genetics of Turmeric

  • Kodoth Prabhakaran Nair


The chapter elaborately discusses the genetics of turmeric, molecular characterization, turmeric cultivars including genetic variability in turmeric, and conservation of genetic resources. The chapter would also discuss the conservation and management of turmeric resources and GIS technology, and there would also be a discussion on protection of turmeric plant varieties, including a discussion on intellectual property rights with regard to turmeric.


Turmeric Genetics Molecular characterization Cultivars Intellectual property rights 


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  • Kodoth Prabhakaran Nair
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  1. 1.International Agricultural ScientistCalicutIndia

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