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Capsicum: The Genus Capsicum

Series: Medicinal and Aromatic Plants: Industrial Profiles Volume: 33

Edited By: Amit Krishna De

256 pages, 4 b/w photos, 47 line illus

Taylor & Francis

Hardback | Dec 2003 | #139573 | ISBN: 0415299918
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About this book

Discusses the therapeutic applications of Capsaicin together with its mode of action on different biological systems.


Contents

Capsicum: Historical & Botanical Perspectives. A Glimpse of the World Trade in Capsicum. Chemistry and Quality Standardization of Capsicum and Capsicum Products. Hotness and Pungent Principles in Capsicum: Analytical Determinations and Toxicity. Current Requirements on Paprika Powder for the Food Industry. Contaminants, Pollutants and Adulteration in Capsicum Species. Irrigational Aspects of Capsicum Species. Irrigational Aspects of Capsicum Species. Cultivation and Processing of Capsicum. Growing Technologies and Processing of Capsicum/Paprika in Hungary. Post-Harvest Handling and Processing of Capsicums. Post-Harvest Technology of Capsicum. Storage of Capsicum. Biosynthesis of Capsaicinoids in Capsicum. Biotechnological Studies on Capsicum for Plant Improvement and Metabolite Production. Color Differences in Pepper and Paprika. Future Prospects in Capsaican Research.

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