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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Apiaceae</i>, a family of species rich in secondary metabolites: aromatic compounds and medicinal attributes.

Members of Apiaceae are an important trait of the global diet as exemplified by their use as species in cuisines around the world due to their content of essential oil and non-volatile compounds. Nevertheless, the value of Apiaceae plants extends to traditional medicine too with application against ...

Author(s)
Pollastro, F.; Gaeta, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240955)
Type
Book chapter
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Ajowan (Trachyspermum ammi) is an essential oil, an annual and a medicinally valuable herbaceous and seed spice plant which grows in arid and semi-arid regions of the world. This chapter provides information on the importance, growing areas, plant development, chemical composition, cropping system, ...

Author(s)
Noori, S. A. S.; Howyzeh, M. S.; Moradi, N.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240955)
Type
Book chapter
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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 Advice for veterinary professionals. Part 2 - Advising clients: prevention and treatment of feline behaviour problems.

This chapter focused o the different ways of communicating with the client (cat owners) with the objective of transfering knowledge needed by the owners to treat and prevent behavioral problems of their cats.

Author(s)
Atkinson, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647838)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Halophytes: potential resources of coastal ecosystems and their economic, ecological and bioprospecting significance.

Halophytes are a special group of plants that grow and flourish in highly saline environments. This chapter summarizes current knowledge exploring the enormous potential of halophytes for industrial applications in the form of nutraceuticals, essential oils, biofuels, alcohol, latex, cosmetics,...

Author(s)
Parida, A. K.; Asha Kumari; Jaykumar Rangani; Monika Patel
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394330)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Feed hygiene.

This chapter focused on the cleaning and disinfection of feeds which includes the following topics: feed microbial ecology; feed contamination (bacteriophages, bacteria, and fungi); feed hygiene practices (physical aspects, thermal treatment and addition of chemical and biological additives); feed...

Author(s)
Ricke, S. C.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245684)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Traditional/commercial uses and future dynamics.

Citrus aurantifolia [C. aurantiifolia] (lime) tree is extensively cultivated in subtropical and tropical areas because of its edible fruits. The lime fruit and its juice are key ingredients in many drinks, confections, pickles and sauces. The flavour and bouquet of limeade and other lime-flavoured...

Author(s)
Hanif, M. A.; Smitha Padmanabhan; Waly, M.; Al-Maskari, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647845)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Bay.

This chapter focuses on the origin, geographical distribution, physiological and morphological characteristics, chemical composition and cultivation of bay (Laurus nobilis) in Turkey. Information on the postharvest handling, processing and uses of bay in the pharmaceutical and food industries are...

Author(s)
Çakmak, H.; Kumcuoğlu, S.; Tavman, Ș.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645599)
Type
Book chapter
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This chapter focuses on the origin, geographical distribution, morphological and physiological characteristics, chemical composition and cultivation of celery (Apium graveolens) in India. Information on the postharvest handling and processing and uses of celery in the pharmaceutical and food...

Author(s)
Solberg, S.Ø.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645599)
Type
Book chapter
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This chapter focuses on the origin, geographical distribution, morphological and physiological characteristics, chemical composition and cultivation of coriander (Coriandrum sativum). Information on the postharvest handling, processing and storage and uses of coriander in the pharmaceutical and...

Author(s)
Pragalyaashree, M. M.; Venkatachalam Thirupathi
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645599)
Type
Book chapter

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