Diseases Of Spice Crops

  • Title : Diseases Of Spice Crops
  • Author : L. Darwin Christdhas Henry and H Lewin Devasahayam
  • ISBN 13 : 9789391383978
  • Year : 2022
  • Language : English
  • Binding : Hardbound
  • MRP : Rs 2995
  • Selling Price : Rs 2336
  • Discount : 22%
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A spice is a seed, fruit, root, bark or any other plant parts. Spices give aroma, color, flavor, taste and texture to food. Each spice has its unique, specific compounds that impart these sensual qualities. Spices are often used in medicines, religious rituals, cosmetics and perfume production. In this book the diseases affecting 29 spice crops have been dealt with. Description about each crop and the produce as well as the symptoms and possible control measures of the diseases attacking the crop is described in detail. A number of color photographs of the crops and produce and symptoms manifested by the diseases have been given. Further general characters of different genera of fungi causing the diseases along with figures depicting the life cycle of the fungal pathogens have also been included. Contents: 1. Introduction 2. Diseases of Spice Crops 3. General Characters of Pathogens Affecting Spice Crops