Black Pepper: Piper nigrum

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P. N. Ravindran
CRC Press, Aug 7, 2000 - Science - 526 pages
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Black Pepper is the first monograph on this important and most widely used spice. This volume includes chapters on all aspects of the crops' botany; crop improvement, agronomy, chemistry, post-harvest technology, processing, diseases, insect pests, marketing, economy and uses. All the available information has been collected and presented by experts for the use of students, teachers and research workers in the field, and will remain the major reference source for all pepper workers for some time to come.
 

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Contents

Botany and Crop Improvement of Black Pepper
23
PN Ravindran K Nirmal Babu B Sasikumar and K S Krishnamurthy
40
Chemistry of Black Pepper
143
Futurology of Black Pepper 481
289
Insect Pests of Black Pepper
309
Constraints and Yield Gaps in Black Pepper 489
379
Index 527
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Kees Burger and Hidde P Smit
406
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