Spice Plants (Tropical Agriculturalist S.)

Spice Plants (Tropical Agriculturalist S.)

By: Marc Borget (author), Shirley Barrett (translator), H.D. Tindall (volume_editor)Paperback

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This text covers in detail the botany, origins, propagation, genetic improvement, management and harvesting of a variety of common spice crops. Methods of storage, preparation and processing, their nutritional properties, as well as the variety of uses for spices - from flavouring to perfumes are also dealth with. Other titles in the "Tropical Agriculturalist" series include "Sheep", "Pigs", "Goats", "Dairying", "Animal Breeding", "Upland Rice", "Tea", "Cotton", "Weed Control", "Cocoa", "The Storage of Food Grains and Seeds", "Poultry", "Rabbits", "Draught Animals", "Ruminent Nutrition", "Sugar Cane", "Maize", "Plantain Bananas", "Coffee Growing", "Food Legumes", "Cassava" and "Sorghum".


Botany and ecology; general cultivation; vegetative propagation, genetic improvement and selection; cultural techniques; crop protection; harvesting methods and yields; processing, storage and preparation; labour requirements; chemical composition; uses.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780333574607
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 120
  • ID: 9780333574607
  • weight: 161
  • ISBN10: 0333574605
  • translations: French

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