Saffron: Crocus sativus L.

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Moshe Negbi
CRC Press, Sep 2, 2003 - Science - 148 pages
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Providing a comprehensive and contemporary overview of the status of this particular genus, this book will be of interest to all those concerned with the study and uses of spices, medicinal and aromatic plants.
 

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Contents

PAST PRESENT AND FUTURE PROSPECTS
1
2 BOTANY TAXONOMY AND CYTOLOGY OF C SATIVUS L AND ITS ALLIES
16
3 REPRODUCTION BIOLOGY OF SAFFRON AND ITS ALLIES
27
4 SAFFRON CHEMISTRY
41
5 SAFFRON CROCUS SATIVUS L IN ITALY
48
6 SAFFRON CULTIVATION IN AZERBAIJAN
56
7 SAFFRON CULTIVATION IN GREECE
65
8 SAFFRON CULTIVATION IN MOROCCO
77
9 SAFFRON TECHNOLOGY
84
10 SAFFRON IN BIOLOGICAL AND MEDICAL RESEARCH
90
11 MECHANIZED SAFFRON CULTIVATION INCLUDING HARVESTING
99
12 STERILITY AND PERSPECTIVES FOR GENETIC IMPROVEMENT OF CROCUS SATIVUS L
110
13 IN VITRO PROPAGATION AND SECONDARY METABOLITE PRODUCTION IN CROCUS SATIVUS L
118
INDEX
130
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