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Cover for Dill.

Dill (Anethum graveolens) is cultivated worldwide as a fresh or dried herb and for essential oil. Indian dill, formerly classified as Anethum sowa, is a botanical variety of A. graveolens that predominates in India and South-east Asia. Dill is believed to have originated in the eastern...

Author(s)
Passam, H. C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240955)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Parthenium weed: uses and abuses.

There has been a debate about the potential role of utilization in management of parthenium weed (Parthenium hysterophorus). A large volume of published material is available on potential uses of this weed and opportunities for further exploitation. This chapter critically reviews this published...

Author(s)
Nimal Chandrasena; Rao, A. N.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645254)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Phylogeny and phylogeography of the genus <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Gymnocladus</i> and its close relatives.

In this chapter, an attempt has been made to understand the phylogeny and phylogeography of the genus Gymnocladus and its close relatives. Gymnocladus is a small archaic genus belonging to the family Leguminosae, having very few species and showing interesting patterns of distribution. The genus...

Author(s)
Choudhury, B. I.; Khan, M. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391988)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Onion and related taxa: ecogeographical distribution and genetic resources in the Indian subcontinent.

This chapter is based on a study of the ecogeography and distribution of the onion and allied taxa of the Indian subcontinent. A field- and herbarium-based study of this group helped to classify them at the infrageneric level. The chapter also includes information on genetic resources and...

Author(s)
Anjula Pandey; Pradheep, K.; Negi, K. S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646947)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for An introduction to the 'demon plant' parthenium weed.

Research on parthenium weed (Parthenium hysterophorus) is in progress in many countries, including Australia, India, South Africa, Ethiopia, Pakistan, Bangladesh, China, Sri Lanka and Nepal. This book, with contributions from expert researchers with extensive involvement in parthenium weed research ...

Author(s)
Adkins, S. W.; Asad Shabbir; Dhileepan, K.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645254)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for History and management - Southern Asia.

In Southern Asia, parthenium weed (Parthenium hysterophorus) is now present in most countries, including India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh and Bhutan. Although there are no confirmed reports of its presence in Afghanistan or Maldives, it is highly likely that it is present in...

Author(s)
Asad Shabbir; Shrestha, B. B.; Ali, M. H.; Adkins, S. W.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645254)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Aloe vera.

This chapter focuses on the origin, geographical distribution, physiological and morphological characteristics, chemical composition and cultivation of Aloe vera in India. Information on the postharvest handling and processing of A. vera are presented and the various medicinal and industrial uses...

Author(s)
Naik, R; Priya, J. S. R.; Mari, R. A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645599)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ashwagandha.

This chapter focuses on the origin, geographical distribution, physiological and morphological characteristics, chemical composition and cultivation of ashwagandha (Withania somnifera). Information on the postharvest handling, processing and uses of ashwagandha in the pharmaceutical and food...

Author(s)
Paramadhas Sudha; Alagirisamy Reni
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645599)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Basil.

This chapter focuses on the origin, geographical distribution, morphological and physiological characteristics, chemical composition and cultivation of basil (Ocimum basilicum) in India. Information on the postharvest handling and processing and uses of basil in the pharmaceutical and food...

Author(s)
Lupton, D.; Khan, M. M.; Al-Yahyai, R. A.; Hanif, M. A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645599)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Betel vine.

This chapter focuses on the origin, geographical distribution, morphological and physiological characteristics, chemical composition and cultivation of betel vine (Piper betle) in India. Information on the postharvest handling and processing and uses of betel vine in the pharmaceutical and food...

Author(s)
Annamalai, S. J. K.; Subashini, S. R.; Priya, J. S. R.; Naik, R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645599)
Type
Book chapter

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