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Cinnamon and Cassia: The Genus Cinnamomum

Series: Medicinal and Aromatic Plants: Industrial Profiles Volume: 36

Edited By: P N Ravindran, K Nirmal Babu and M Shylaja

440 pages, 77 b/w illus, 60 b/w photos, 6 col photos, 138 tabs

Taylor & Francis

Hardback | Dec 2004 | #141728 | ISBN: 041531755X
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NHBS Price: £107.00 $131/€120 approx

About this book

Represents the only in-depth view of this genera and its specific medicinal and industrial properties. This comprehensive volume deals in detail with Srilankan cinnamon, Chinese Cassia, Indonesian Cassia, Indian Cassia, camphor and also the important related and other useful spices of Cinnamomum.


1. Introduction P. N. Ravindran and K. Nirmal Babu 2. Botany and Crop Improvement of Cinnamon and Cassia P.N. Ravindran, M. Shylaja, K. Nirmal Babu and B. Krishnamoorthy 3. Chemistry of Cinnamon and Cassia U.M. Senanayake and R.O.B. Wijesekera 4. Cultivation and Management of Cinnamon J. Ranatunga, U.M. Senanayake and R.O.B. Wijesekera 5. Harvesting, Processing, Products and Quality Assessment of Cinnamon K.R. Dayananda, U.M. Senanayake and R.O.B. Wijesekera 6. Chinese Cassia Nguyen Kim Dao 7. Indonesian Cassia (Indonesian Cinnamon) M. Hasanah, Y. Nuryani, A. Djisbar, E. Mulyono, E. Wikardi and A. Asman 8. Indian Cassia Akhil Baruah and Subhash C. Nath 9. Camphor Tree Cinnamomum camphora (Bercht. & Presl.) K. Nirmal Babu, P. N. Ravindran and M. Shylaja 10. Pests and Diseases of Cinnamon and Cassia M. Anandaraj and S. Devasahayam 11. Pharmacology and Toxicology of Cinnamon and Cassia K.K. Vijayan and R.V. Ajithan Thampuran 12. Economics and Marketing of Cinnamon and Cassia M.S. Madan and S. Kannan 13. End Uses of Cinnamon B. Krishnamoorthy and J. Rema 14. Cinnamon and Cassia, the Future Vision U.M. Senanayake and R.O.B. Wijesekera 15. Other Useful Species of Cinnamomum M. Shylaja, P.N. Ravindran and K. Nirmal Babu

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