With a foreword by C.V. Jacob; Edited by Prof. K.V. Peter; xi, 316p., Figs., Col. Plts., Tables, Index, 25 cm. (Horticulture Science Series No.5)
This book "Spices" comprehends and provides latest information on economic importance, botany chemical composition, crop improvement, agro technology, post harvest technology and end uses of the 52 spices identified by the Spice Board. The book is organized into five chapters viz. major spices, tree spices, seed spices, herbal spices and other minor spices. The authors with their vast experience in tropical spices have brought their scientific as well as practical experience in collecting and presenting the information concisely.