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Edited By: Eric Odoux and Michel Grisoni
387 pages, 126 col & b/w figs, tabs
Publisher: CRC Press
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  • Vanilla ISBN: 9781420083378 Hardback Aug 2010 Usually dispatched within 5 days
Price: £115.00
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Cultivated in an increasing number of counties, vanilla is a universally appreciated flavor that is consumed worldwide. However, most users are unaware of the plant from which the product comes. This book presents up-to-date reviews on the cultivation, curing, and uses of vanilla.


Taxonomic Position of the Vanilloidae Among the Orchids. Genetic Characterization of Vanilla Biodiversity. Vanilla Planifolia and its Relatives in Tropical America. Management of Genetic Resources of Vanilla. Contibution of Herbarium Specimen to the Taxonomy of Vanilla. Intensive Cultivation Systems for Vanilla. Virus Diseases of Vanilla. Fungus Diseases of Vanilla. Bioecology and Control of the Emerging Scale Conchaspis Angraeci. In Vitro Propagation of Vanilla. Fruit Development. Vanilla Curing. Aroma Chemistry of Cured Vanilla Beans. Microbiological Quality of Cured Vanilla Beans. Processing, Products, and Uses of Cured Vanilla Beans. Authentification/Adulteration of Vanilla Products. Vanilla Trading. Medicinal and Nutritional Properties of Vanillin. Genetic and Aromatic Properties of Tahitian Vanilla. The Pioneers of Vanilla Cultivation in Reunion Island. Protected Geographic Identification Label for Vanilla. Vanilla Cultivation in Madagascar: History and Prospects. Vanilla Production in Uganda. Vanilla Production in Indonesia. Vanilla Production in India. Vanilla Production in Mexico. Vanilla Production in China.

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Eric Odoux graduated in biochemistry and had a career in Cirad (French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development) since 1988. He successively worked on coffee, cocoa, aromatic plants and tropical fruits processing in Cameroun (and other West Africa Countries) and in France before to develop a research project on vanilla curing in 1996 in Reunion Island and Madagascar. His main research axis has focused on vanilla aroma development related to curing practices. He received his PhD degree in Food Sciences from University of Montpellier II (France) in 2004. His work led to research in partnership with industry, to consultancy reports and to scientific articles. Michel Grisoni graduated in agronomy and holds a PhD degree in Plant pathology from Montpellier SupAgro (France). He has been conducting a carreer as agro-virologist for CIRAD (French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development) since 1984 in Colombia, French Polynesia and Reunion Island. His research on vanilla focused primarilly on pests and diseases then moved towards the caracterization, preservation and development of genetic resources, in particular to improve the resistance of vanilla plants to diseases. He is presently in charge of a research program on "Vanilla genetics and certification" in Reunion Island and curator of the Vanilla collection of the Center of Biological Resources (VATEL).
Edited By: Eric Odoux and Michel Grisoni
387 pages, 126 col & b/w figs, tabs
Publisher: CRC Press
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