Saturday, December 6, 2008

Cinnamon and Cassia The Genus Cinnamomum Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Industrial Profiles

Publisher: CRC
Number Of
Pages: 384
Publication Date: 2003-12-29
Sales Rank: 2314753
ISBN / ASIN: 041531755
XEAN: 9780415317559
Binding: Hardcover
Manufacturer: CRCStudio: CRC

This comprehensive volume describes Srilankan (Ceylon) cinnamon, Chinese cassia, Indonesian cassia, Indian cassia, camphor and other useful spices of the Cinnamomum plant. It explores botany and crop improvement of these spices, covering taxonomy, morphology, embryology, reproductive biology, and propagation. In addition to an extensive bibliography, Cinnamon and Cassia: Genus Cinnamomum includes an appendix with recipes. This text is ideal for spices workers and students, and for those who study, cultivate, market or process cinnamon and cassia. Examining pharmacology, toxicology, end uses, economics, and marketing, this is the only major reference book available on these important spices.


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