Saturday, December 6, 2008

Ginger: The Genus Zingiber (Medicinal and Aromatic Plants--Industrial Profiles, V. 41)

Publisher: CRC
Number Of Pages: 576
Publication Date: 2004-12-28
Sales Rank: 917152
ISBN / ASIN: 0415324688
EAN: 9780415324687
Binding: Hardcover
Manufacturer: CRC
Studio: CRC

This book is the first comprehensive monograph on ginger, which has been valued as a spice and medicinal plant from ancient times both in India and in China. It is now used universally in traditional medicine as well as in modern medicine for the treatment of nausea and vomiting associated with pregnancy and for the prevention of motion sickness. The present volume covers all aspects of ginger: botany, crop improvement, chemistry, biotechnology, production technology in the major producing countries, diseases, pests, harvesting, processing, products, economics and marketing, pharmacology, medicinal uses, and uses as a spice and flavoring. Experts in genetic resources conservation, botany, breeding, and biotechnology of ginger give an in-depth analysis of these important topics.


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