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Volatile Oil Crops

Edited By: RKM Hay and PG Waterman

185 pages, Illus

Wiley-Blackwell

Hardback | Apr 1995 | #24065 | ISBN: 0582078679
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NHBS Price: £124.00 $158/€147 approx

About this book

Volatile, or essential, oil crops yield a wide range of products, and there has been an increasing demand for these products over recent years. This book examines the major species of crop, the production and use of oils, and an analysis of the economics of the world trade in volatile oils.


Contents

Introduction; Botany; Physiology; The chemistry of volatile oils; Genetics; Biological activity of volatile oils; Agronomy; Biotechnology; Commercial aspects

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