Sesame: The genus Sesamum

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Dorothea Bedigian
CRC Press, Oct 14, 2010 - Science - 556 pages
The first comprehensive review of sesame and its close relative, Sesame: the genus Sesamum covers ethnographic data, modern use, linguistic analysis of sesame names from around the world, market size, export and import data, geographical sources, use in the food and cosmetic industries, and much more. The book includes a historical review of the ge
 

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Contents

Introduction History of the Cultivationand Use of Sesame
1
2 Cultivated Sesame andWild Relatives in the Genus Sesamum L
33
Chemical Studies on the Lignans and OtherMinor Constituents of Sesame Seed Oil
79
Sesame Seed CoatA Rich Source of PotentialMammalian Lignan Precursors
93
Antioxidant and AntiCarcinogenic Potentials of Sesame Lignans
111
Sesame Seed and Its LignansMetabolism and Bioactivities
123
Physiological Effects of SesameBioactive and Antioxidant Compounds
139
Sesame Seed Food Allergy
155
Seed Genetics in Relationto Yield in Sesame
255
Sesame Diseases and Their Management
267
Sesame Cultivation and Use in China
283
Sesame Cultivationand Use in Ethiopia
297
Sesame Cultivation and Use in Iran
321
Sesame Cultivation and Use in Somalia
329
Sesame Cultivation and Use in Thailand
339
Sesame Cultivation and Use in Turkey
349

Flavor Constituents of Sesame
169
Seed Oil Bodies of Sesameand Their Surface Proteins
187
Use of NearInfraredReflectance Spectroscopyfor Nondestructive Analyses of Sesame
201
Sesames Protective Role in Crop Nematode Control
211
Molecular Biotechnology of Sesame
219
Responses of Sesame to Plant Growth RegulatorsMicronutrients and Salinity
245
History of Sesame Cultivationand Irrigation in the ArmenianHighlands from the Kingdomof Urartu Ararat through Subsequent Periods
367
Introduction and Early Use of Sesame in America
389
Current Market Trends
423
Current Regulatory Status of Sesame and Its Commercial Products
491
Back cover
507
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