Black Pepper: Piper nigrum

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P. N. Ravindran
CRC Press, Sep 2, 2003 - Science - 526 pages
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Black Pepper is the first monograph on this important and most widely used spice. This volume includes chapters on all aspects of the crops' botany; crop improvement, agronomy, chemistry, post-harvest technology, processing, diseases, insect pests, marketing, economy and uses. All the available information has been collected and presented by experts for the use of students, teachers and research workers in the field, and will remain the major reference source for all pepper workers for some time to come.
 

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Contents

1 INTRODUCTION
1
2 BOTANY AND CROP IMPROVEMENT OF BLACK PEPPER
25
3 CHEMISTRY OF BLACK PEPPER
147
41 AGRONOMY AND NUTRITION OF BLACK PEPPER
167
42 MANAGEMENT OF PEPPER IN INDONESIA
231
51 DISEASES OF BLACK PEPPER
245
52 NEMATODE INDUCED DISEASES OF BLACK PEPPER
276
53 DISEASES OF BLACK PEPPER AND THEIR MANAGEMENT IN INDONESIA
305
81 THE WORLD PEPPER ECONOMYDEVELOPMENTS AND OUTLOOK
391
82 ECONOMY AND MARKETING OF BLACK PEPPER IN INDIA
433
THE MALAYSIAN SCENARIO
450
91 PHARMACOLOGY TOXICOLOGY AND CLINICAL APPLICATIONS OF BLACK PEPPER
463
92 END USES OF BLACK PEPPER
476
10 FUTUROLOGY OF BLACK PEPPER
490
CONSTRAINTS AND YIELD GAPS IN BLACK PEPPER
497
12 OTHER ECONOMICALLY IMPORTANT SPECIES OF PIPER
505

6 INSECT PESTS OF BLACK PEPPER
318
71 ON FARM PROCESSING OF BLACK PEPPER
345
72 PEPPER PROCESSINGTHE INDONESIAN SCENARIO
365
73 INDUSTRIAL PROCESSING AND PRODUCTS OF BLACK PEPPER
377
ANNEXURE I ISO DRAFT STANDARDS FOR BLACK PEPPER
518
SUBJECT INDEX
536
AUTHOR INDEX
550
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