By Eva Nemeth
Caraway, the 7th quantity within the sequence Medicinal and fragrant crops - business Profiles, collects jointly the entire current details in reference to the biology, chemistry, agrotechnology and usage of the plant genus Carum. After an summary on all Carum species, it bargains commonly with th most crucial species Carum carvi L. The clinical and monetary value of the genus in addition to imminent effects and destiny views are discussed.
Authors from a few international locations supply information regarding precious traditions in addition to the main up to date examine effects. Physiological, genetic and agrotechnological specialities of annual and biennial varieties of caraway are mentioned seperately. The publication offers an summary of the anatomical constitution of an important organs of the plant, and its chemical parts. it additionally discusses creation practices together with put up harvest concepts, caliber standards and usage of the plant's items in pharmacology, and the alimentary and cosmetics industries.
The vast scope of shows illustrated with a number of tables and figures bargains first-class fabric for scientists, academics and scholars who're drawn to medicinal and fragrant vegetation.
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42 JOANNA RUSZKOWSKA caraway seeds was found by Hradlik and Fiserova (1980). They observed also that cold stratification at 4°C for 20–40 days of pretreated seeds decreases ABA content, both endo- and exogenous. 5. Minor Miscellaneous Constituents of Carum It happens frequently that minor constituents in plant extracts are discovered by chance in the course of a search directed towards specified group of natural compounds. That is the case free natural organic acids found in Carum seeds. 4). Hopf and Kandler (1976) relate the identification of glyceric, apple and citric acids, present in water extracts obtained during biosynthetic experiments, Swain et al.
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